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POLITICS AND THE UNCONSCIOUS The London Graduate School is pleased to announce details of its 2018 Summer Academy, an intensive week-long programme offered annually for postgraduate students of any institutional affiliation. This year’s Summer Academy is held in conjunction with The London Society of the New Lacanian School, The Lacanian Review, The Journal for Cultural […]
This is the final programme for the 2017 London Graduate School Summer Academy in the Critical Humanities, on the topic of ‘1967’: Monday 26 June 1pm Registration and Welcome 2pm Michael Naas (DePaul University), ‘The Inside Story of Derrida’s Grammatology‘ (Reading: Jacques Derrida, Of Grammatology) 4pm Drinks Tuesday 27 June 11.00-12.30 Reading Groups 1.30pm Peggy […]
1967 was perhaps the annus mirabilis for the oeuvre of Jacques Derrida: Writing and Difference, Speech and Phenomenon and Of Grammatology all appeared in French in that year. More generally, 1967 figures as a decisive moment in the history of what came to be called ‘theory’, ‘continental philosophy’, ‘post-structuralism’ and ‘deconstruction’. The Oxford Literary Review […]
The London Graduate School Summer Academy in the Critical Humanities 26-29 June 2017 “1967” The London Graduate School is pleased to announce details of its 2017 Summer Academy, an intensive week-long programme offered annually for postgraduate students of any institutional affiliation. This year’s Summer Academy is held in conjunction with the Oxford Literary […]
Reading for LGS Summer Academy 2016 *** Core texts: Derrida, “Geschlecht: Sexual Difference, Ontological Difference”, Research in Phenomenology 13.1 (1983): 65-83, “Women in the Beehive”, Differences 16.3 (2005): 139-157, “Choreographies”, Diacritics 12.2 (1982): 66-76, Spurs: Nietzsche’s Styles (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979). Also: Derrida, Geneses, Genealogies, Genres, and Genius: The Secrets of the Archive (New York: […]