TJ Clark – Was Picasso a Woman?: Reflections on Nude, Green Leaves and Bust

Event Date: 7 June 2013 Room B34, Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor TJ Clark  (Berkeley) – Was Picasso a Woman?: Reflections on Nude, Green Leaves and Bust Chair: Professor Lynda Nead (Birkbeck)   Picasso once claimed that, artistically speaking, “I am a woman”. He went on …

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The Future of Feminism

Event Date: 6 June 2013 Room B34, Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: The Future of Feminism A discussion with Nancy Fraser, Lynne Segal and Nina Power Chaired by Sasha Roseneil Nancy Fraser’s major new book Fortunes of Feminism traces the feminist movement’s evolution since the1970s and anticipates …

Belinda Mandelbaum – Psychoanalysis and Social Context in Latin America: Repetition and Creation

    Event Date: 6 June 2013 Room 538 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Department of Psychosocial Studies presents: Professor Belinda Mandelbaum (University of São Paulo) – Psychoanalysis and Social Context in Latin America: Repetition and Creation This series of three linked seminars discusses the tensions between repetition and creation in the  …

Richard Wolin – Apocalypse Now: Walter Benjamin and the Legacy of Jewish Political Messianism

  Event Date: 5 June 2013 CCLS Lecture Theatre 69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: Professor Richard Wolin (CUNY) – Apocalypse Now: Walter Benjamin and the Legacy of Jewish Political Messianism How can one explain the fact that Walter Benjamin’s youthful essay on political violence, “The Critique of Violence” (1921), has, among representatives of …

Mrinalini Greedharry – Making Postcolonial People

Event Date: 4 June 2013 Room 541, Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: Professor Mrinalini Greedharry (Laurentian University, Canada) – Making Postcolonial People How do we make ourselves in the passage from critique of colonialism to being postcolonial? I pose this question in terms of an identity that …

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François Laruelle – In-the-Last-Humanity: On the “Speculative” Ecology of Man, Animal and Plant

Event Date: 3 June 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA Central St Martin’s and the London Graduate School present: LARUELLE in LONDON: The LGS Seminars Professor François Laruelle – In-the-Last-Humanity: On the “Speculative” Ecology of Man, Animal and Plant This is the 3rd in a series of lectures Professor François Laruelle is giving at …

Oliver Pooley – Relativity, the Open Future, and the Passage of Time

Event Date: 3 June 2013 Room 22/26 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Oliver Pooley (Oxford) – Relativity, the Open Future, and the Passage of Time Oliver Pooley a University Lecturer in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Oriel College, Oxford. He …