Migrancy and the Text: Postgraduate Conference

Posted: Saturday 18 Sep 2010
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Date: 6 November 2010 , 09:00 to 17:30 Location: Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston University KT1 2EE Fee: £15 Kingston University Postgraduate Conference Migrancy and the Text Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway) ‘Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition’ Saturday 6th November 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm Kingston University, Penrhyn Road Campus, London, KT1 [...]

Forthcoming LGS research seminars

Posted: Tuesday 14 Sep 2010
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Forthcoming dates in the LGS diary for this autumn include: Catherine Malabou (University of Paris, Ouest-Nanterre), ‘What is a Psychic Event?: Freud and Contemporary Neurology on Trauma’, Tuesday 26th October, 6pm. (Joint event with CRMEP.)  Venue: The Churchill Room, Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, Bloomsbury, WC1N 2AB. Sean Gaston (Brunel University), ‘Derrida and the End of [...]

CRMEP research seminar programme

Posted: Wednesday 08 Sep 2010
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The Centre for Research In Modern European Philosophy is relaunched at Kingston University this autumn. Alongside a day event, The Government of Self and Other: On Foucault’s Lectures at the Collège de France, 1982/3 to be held at Bolivar Hall on 2nd December 2010, the Centre has just published its autumn research seminar programme , [...]

Gayatri Spivak’s Inaugural Lecture

Posted: Wednesday 14 Jul 2010
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Footage is now available of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak’s public lecture given to inaugurate The London Graduate School, recorded at Goodenough College, London,  June 2010:

Melancology: Black Metal Theory Symposium II

Posted: Monday 12 Jul 2010
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MELANCOLOGY Black Metal Theory Symposium II 13 January 2011 The Fighting Cocks Old London Road Kingston-upon-Thames, London 1-11pm Another gathering dedicated to the mutual blackening of metal and theory Programme 12.30 – 1pm Registration 1pm Scott Wilson, London Graduate School, Kingston University, , ‘Introduction to Melancology’ 1.15 Nicola Masciandaro, Brooklyn College, CUNY, ‘Wormsign’; Aspasia Stephanou, [...]

LGS’ Scott Wilson weighs in on the great debate of our age: the vuvuzela question. “Football is one of the world’s most boring sports, for the fan the boredom being attenuated by constant gnawing tension that is enlivened by anger, rage, moments of euphoria, incredulity and despair. Or at least that’s my experience living in [...]

Derrida Today 2nd international conference

Posted: Thursday 17 Jun 2010
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UPDATE: The Derrida Today conference will now be held at Goodenough College in Bloomsbury, Central London. For more information, see the change of venue announcement in the news section of the LGS website. Hosted jointly by the Derrida Today journal based at Macquarie University, Sydney, and Kingston University, London, the 2nd international Derrida Today conference is [...]

Performatives after Deconstruction

Posted: Thursday 17 Jun 2010
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Since Derrida, de Man and Miller first read Austin, the encounter between deconstruction and the performative has affected every discipline of the humanities (politics, law, architecture, literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, critical theory, cultural studies, etc.). Analyses have multiplied and have put into relief the performative structure of concepts and traditions in a search for their conditions [...]

The London Graduate School Inaugural Lecture

Posted: Sunday 13 Jun 2010
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Professor Spivak will give the inaugural LGS lecture on the evening of 21st June 2010 at Goodenough College in Bloomsbury, London. This lecture will be open to the public and all are invited to attend. There will also be a seminar with Professor Spivak and faculty members of LGS earlier that day. Attendance of this [...]

Listen to The Weird: A discussion with China Miéville

Friday 11 Mar 2011
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    Free audio download of an LGS event held on 2nd March 2011. To hear China Miéville in discussion on The Weird in Fiction and Politics,  click...


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