This is the slightly edited text of a talk I delivered as the Hansford M. Epes Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities at Davidson College on October 19, 2017. It gathers some of my thinking and writing from the past six months around the question of the university. And, as with most things I write these days, I…
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Detroit is an example of the ruins of modernity Benjamin discusses (cf. the Angel of History); how far do these ruins extend? For my article, I want to think about that. Harvey: the molecular logic of capital, as opposed to the logic of the state, the state logic that accompanies capitalism. I have to finish … More Ruins of modernity
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The book I bought and then lost was Judith Shapiro, Community of Scholars. Badiou has a book or essay called “Vat is een volk?” that I should read. Michael North’s book The Baltic would be worth reading. So would Lefebvre, Marxist theory and the city. Kant’s 1764 observations on feeling; the sublime and the beautiful; … More Some random notes from earlier
I learned a number of the things one normally learns, about new work, ideas, books. I learned that I have to actually write the proto-article I presented on: it is time to write it, and the thinking will come in the writing. Here are some of the other things I learned. My projects are many … More Some things I learned at the conference
How is it that, according to da Silva, the mestizo subject is produced? This is the question for today. Here is a fairly recent talk by her, and I have been trying to understand just this one book for far too long. On pages 248-249 the mestiço as the Brazilian subject is discussed. What precise … More The question
Starting tomorrow at 4 (I missed one today, Monday), these films. 6 October, Friday, 18:00, Casa de Cultura de Morelia. Trabajos (artísticos) gastronómicos. Art opening. I am abroad trying to work and this has different challenges than does trying to work at home. I am facing some demons, one of which was finding out what … More Things I could do in addition to museums, general exploration, the conference, and work