The London Graduate School and the London Society for the New Lacanian School present a Symposium on Quentin Tarantino and psychoanalysis beyond the paternal principle.1-6pm 4th April, Institute for Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London ‘Daddy’s dead. Noooo!’ (Tarantino, from Dusk Till Dawn) Tarantino’s movies frequently turn on the abjection of a paternal figure (Marcellus Wallace, […]
The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University has an outstanding list of speakers during 2011. For the full CRMEP programme of lectures and research seminars, Jan-May 2011 click here: http://fass.kingston.ac.uk/research/crmep/seminars/
Date: 2 March 2011 , 16:00 to 18:00 Location: JG0002, John Galsworthy Building Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston KT1 2EE At the start of the twentieth century, H. P . Lovecraft summed up the encounter between horror and strangeness as ‘pictures of shattered natural laws’ and encounters with ‘cosmic outsideness’. At the start of the […]
It is precisely because the simple linear linkages between higher education and the economy have become more problematical that universities have an even more intense engagement with economic development – but an engagement not just with the economy in a narrow bounded sense. It is as much through their social and cultural dynamism as through the employability of their graduates and the ‘impact’ of their research that universities make their most significant contribution to economic development.