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Speculating on Slums

…… Event Date 22 – 23 May 2012 Royal Holloway University of London 11 Bedford Sq London WC1E 6DP The Department of Geography at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Speculating on Slums   …. This two day workshop in May 2012 in Bedford Square, London will examine the role played by global financial investments in land markets and globalised …

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David Wills – Bloodless Coup: Love in the Heart of Technology

  Event Date: 22 May 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL Presents Professor David Wills (SUNY Albany) – Bloodless Coup: Love in the Heart of Technology David Wills has written widely on literary theory, especially the work of Jacques Derrida, film theory, and comparative literature. He has translated numerous texts by Jacques Derrida …

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Branka Arsic – Memorial Life: Thoreau and Benjamin on Nature in Mourning

  Event Date: 22 May 2012 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH THE LONDON GRADUATE SCHOOL Presents Dr Branka Arsic (SUNY Albany) – Memorial Life: Thoreau and Benjamin on Nature in Mourning Branka Arsic specialises in nineteenth-century literature and culture, and early American literature. She is the author of On Leaving: A Reading in Emerson (Harvard UP, 2010), …