Earlier this month Laurent Joffrin, Editorial Director of the French publication Libération, criticized Alain Badiou for his take on the Chinese Cultural Revolution. It wasn’t just his criticism that drew Badiou’s ire, but his choice words – Joffrin said Badiou “was a kind of Maoist dinosaur lost in our time.”
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You’ve got until February.
Today is Hannah Arendt’s birthday, and Google has modified their homepage in select countries to celebrate the occasion.
Earlier this week, yet another plagiarism allegation was brought against Slavoj Zizek. The Slovenian cultural theorist, who previously apologized for accidentally plagiarizing a white supremacist magazine and later got in trouble with the New York Times for self-plagiarism, is now accused of lifting a paragraph from Jean-Marie Muller in his book “Violence.”
You’ve got until January
Chiasma, a peer-reviewed and open-access journal of theory based out of Western University’s Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, is now seeking submissions for their 2nd annual issue.
But the real question is: should we care?
This October marks the 50th anniversary of the Herbert Marcuse’s “One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society,” and to celebrate Brandeis University is hosting an incredible conference October 1-2.
“Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari: Refrains of Freedom,” an international conference to be held in Athens, is now accepting submissions. Deadline for submissions is November 1, 2014.