Childhood and Nation in World Cinema: Borders and Encounters since 1980

Event Date: 18-19 April 2016 Management Building Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway presents: Childhood and Nation in World Cinema Borders and Encounters since 1980 Figuring filmic representations of the child is an important recent trend in cinema studies. Adult cultural investments in the child …

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Slavoj Žižek – Masterclass 1: Surplus-Value, Surplus-Enjoyment, Surplus-Knowledge

Event Date: 18 April 2016 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities  presents: Masterclass 1:  From Pleasure-in-Pain To Surplus-Enjoyment Slavoj Žižek (International Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities) –   From Pleasure-in-Pain To Surplus-Enjoyment Jacques Lacan located the origin of his key notion of plus-de-jouir (surplus-enjoyment) in …