*The video of Calhoun’s 2017 lecture at La Trobe University was published by Thesis Eleven.
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My edited volume Critical Theory and Authoritarian Populism (University of Westminster, 2018) is now available. You can download a digital version (or purchase a physical copy) by clicking here. Contributors include: John Abromeit, Lars Rensmann, Samir Gandesha, Douglas Kellner, Stephen Eric Bronner, Charles Reitz, Jeremiah Morelock, Felipe Ziotti Narita, Christian Fuchs, Panayota Gounari and Forrest … Read more
Reposted from RPA Mag, a publication of the radical philosophy association, 7/20/2018. One of my instructors in college, soon after the end of World War II, insisted that if the US government had wanted to establish concentration camps, it would not have had difficulties finding guards. In every nation, he insisted, one could find people … Read more
Palestra conjunta, proferida por Jeremiah Morelock (Boston College) e Felipe Ziotti Narita (USP/Unesp), na abertura do II Seminário de Estudos Interdisciplinares em Direitos Humanos, Educação e Dignidade ocorrido em Ituverava (SP), Brasil. A conferência ocorreu no dia 14 de maio de 2018, contando com tradução simultânea para o português.
Figure 1. A “sign o’ the times” offers terror-relieving propaganda during Hawaii’s recent missile alert scare.1 The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was … Read more
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Der folgende Artikel von mir wurde zuvor in “Tsveyfl – dissensorientierte Zeitschrift” Nr. 1, 2017 veröffentlicht. ————————————————– “Wir treten ein für eine Flüchtlingspolitik, die menschenrechtliche Grundsätze ernst nimmt. Dazu bieten uns die anstehenden Wahlen keine Möglichkeit. Denn alle Parteien in Baden-Württemberg waren zuletzt Teil einer ganz großen Koalition, die massive Einschränkungen der Rechte von Flüchtlingen … Read more
If you are both an avid reader of Frankfurt School critical theory and an omnivorous consumer of Internet chatter then it is more than likely you have encountered the conspiracy circulating about how the Institut für Sozialforschung has been preying on young hearts and minds. Critical theory, it is claimed, has had a deleterious effect … Read more
Colorized print of the Flammarion engraving (artist unknown.) The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.1 – Antonio Gramsci For myth changes while custom remains constant; men continue to do what their fathers did before them, though … Read more