Zizek in NYC

September 16, 2009

Zizek is going to be at the Brecht Forum in October.  I saw him talk there a couple of years ago before the release of In Defense of Lost Causes, around the same time that we were finishing our reading of The Parallax View.

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One Response to “Zizek in NYC”

  1. battleofthegiants said

    There are a handfull of papers at the upcoming Rethinking Marxism conference that use Zizek’s work on violence to talk about labour politics, etc. One paper is by one of the organizers. It might be worth checking out…(both VP and I will be there)…

    New Metrics of Inequality: Zizek, Violence, and their Ethnographic Implications

    Boone Shear (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) Chair

    Christopher Sweetapple (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) “In Defense of Shady Causes: On Leitkulture, For Example

    Vin Lyon-Callo (Western Michigan University) “Class and Racial Segregation in Michigan: Can There Be an Ethnography of Violence?”

    Boone Shear (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) “Charity, Violence, and Ethnography”

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