A conference organised by The Courtauld Institute of Art in association with The London Graduate School. Key Speakers: Jae Emerling (University of North Carolina) Howard Caygill (Kingston University, London) Elie During (Paris Ouest, Nanterre) Eric Alliez (Kingston University, London) 14.00 – 19.00, Friday 25 February 2011 (with registration from 13.30) 09.30 – 18.30, Saturday 26 […]
Hosted by LGS at the Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum, on 12th January, 2010, this symposium draws on recent paradigms in contemporary philosophy, physics and critical theory. It assembles unique and multidisciplinary reflections on the idea of darkness in its relation to matter in diverse locations, namely: physics, astronomy, ecology, mysticism, speculative realism, psychoanalysis and […]
Unruly Creatures Conference podcast now available for download here Unruly Creatures: The Art and Politics of the Animal Natural History Museum, June 14 2011 Admission Free The London Graduate School is holding a one-day conference at the Natural History Museum on June 14 2011 entitled ‘Unruly Creatures: The Art and Politics of the Animal’. Its […]
Our liberal leaders believe that they alone are in charge of all the consciousness of reality there is: a hallowed, if lonely, task. Obama refers to the intransigence of his enemies as ‘the fact of the matter’: ‘I’ve got to look at what is the best thing to do, given that reality’. And then to do it, without being ‘able to feel good’ about yourself, the opiate favoured by the ideological and the immature: that is an acquired, dry, but clearly addictive taste.