Speaking in Brogues

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Speaking in Brogues Universities tend to be multilingual communities, and for the most part, we teach and study in English. Do the sounds, rhythms and locutions of many mother tongues, …

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The Trouble With Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Event Date: 19 July 2016 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Trouble With Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally …