Category Archives: Zizek

Update – Extimité: On Žižek and Race

Call for Papers – Special issue of International Journal of Žižek Studies http://zizekstudies.org/ Guest Editors: Ashwani Sharma ash.disorient@gmail.com and Valerie Hill v.hill@coventry.ac.uk The notion of race is routinely invoked in contemporary academia while at the same time its analysis is … Continue reading

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Žižek and liberal multiculturalism

Sara Ahmed has written an interesting piece on Žižek’s critique of liberal multiculturalism on darkmatter: In his plenary talk at the Law and Critique Conference (2007)1 Slavoj Žižek repeatedly asserted that liberal multiculturalism – and its ‘politically correct’ premise of … Continue reading

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Extimité: On Žižek and Race

Call for Papers – Special issue of International Journal of Žižek Studies  http://zizekstudies.org/ Guest Editors: Ashwani Sharma (ash.disorient@gmail.com) and Valerie Hill (v.hill@coventry.ac.uk) The notion of race is routinely invoked in contemporary academia while at the same time its analysis is … Continue reading

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Orientalism now

In a piece I wrote with Sanjay Sharma ‘White Paranoia: Orientalism after Empire’ in a special issue on Orientalism for the journal Fashion Theory (2003) we tried to think about the contemporary modalities of Orientalism in relation to ‘multiculturalist neoliberalism’. … Continue reading

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The discourse notebook lecture audio archive

Useful link to audio recordings of various lectures by Zizek, Badiou, Kristeva…etc: http://www.discoursenotebook.com

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Materialism Today

It seems timely to start this theory blog after attending the recent ‘Materialism Today‘ conference in London. The event, if nothing else, was another provocation to the contemporary doxa of academic left-liberal thinking and democratic politics. Organized under Birbeck College’s … Continue reading

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