Author Archives: keborrowman

CFP: Queer Badiouian Feminism

Here’s the link. Abstracts by August 1 and full paper by October 1, for Badiou Studies. Thought it may appeal to some in the crowd. Advertisements

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Optional Reading: Canguilhem, The Normal and the Pathological

Canguilhem positions sickness not as the opposite of or inversion of health. If you walk away from The Normal and the Pathological with one thing, I would argue that it ought be that the pathological is not the absence of … Continue reading

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“Nothing is Happening:” Political Impotency, Human Strike, and Affect

“Why are you shouting, damn it, if we know that things are the way they are? We already know: stop yelling!” – Claire Fontaine, Human Strike Has Already Begun Claire Fontaine, a Paris based ready-made artist collective, writes that we … Continue reading

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Of Being Numerous, from The New Inquiry

I thought this article would be of interest to those in our class involved in the Occupy Movements, especially, as it’s a critical take on complicity in surveillance that starts in an anecdote about the cover of the OWS journal.

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Student Profile: Kelsey Borrowman

Name: Kelsey Borrowman School: Villanova, first year doctoral student Discipline: Philosophy Enrollment: taking for credit Interests: 20th C. French Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, Film and Aesthetics, Disability Studies and Crip Theory, Reality Television (ie Cultural … Continue reading

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