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Performing Viral Pandemics?

Started by aha. Last reply by aha May 11. 2 Replies

Hi.Hopefully all is well!The shorty is a suggestion to start an online conversation group to elaborate questions from theCovid-19 oriented period and Performance Philosophy?eg. Intra-Active Virome?…Continue

We all have the same dream?

Started by Egemen Kalyon Apr 2. 0 Replies

Hello, "We all have the same dream" is my project that aims to create an archive from the dreams of our era and reinterpret Jung's "collective unconscious" concepts with performance and performing…Continue

Circus and Its Others 2020, UC Davis CFP

Started by Ante Ursic Mar 15. 0 Replies

Circus and its Others 2020November 12-15University of California, DavisRevised Proposal Deadline: April 15, 2020Launched in 2014, the Circus and its Others research project explores the ways in which…Continue

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"Further Evidence on the Meaning of Musical Performance" Working Paper

Posted by Phillip Cartwright on January 15, 2020 at 21:28 0 Comments

Karolina Nevoina and I are pleased to announce availability of our working paper, "Further Evidence on the Meaning of Musical Performance". Special thanks to Professor Aaron Williamon and the Royal College of Music, Centre for Performance Science.…


Division of Labor - Denis Beaubois

Posted by Gabrielle Senza on February 23, 2018 at 0:36 0 Comments

I just came across Denis Beaubois, an Australian multidisciplinary artist whose work, Currency - Division of Labor might be of interest to researchers here.

It is a series of video/performance works that use the division of labor model in capitalism as a structural tool for performance.

From his website:

The Division of labour work explores…



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On Zizek

Time: May 21, 2013 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: University of Surrey
Street: Nodus Centre
City/Town: Guildford, Surrey
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Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Laura Cull
Latest Activity: May 16, 2013

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University of Surrey School of Arts Graduate Seminars:

Interdisciplinary Engagements with Philosophy




Tuesday 21st May, 5-6.30pm


in the SEEDpod

Nodus Centre,

Stag Hill Campus, University of Surrey


Introduced by Prof. Peter Boenisch (Dance/Theatre)




Set Reading


1. Slavoj Žižek (1993), Tarrying with the Negative: Kant, Hegel and the Critique of Ideology. Durham: Duke University Press. Ch I.1, “I or He or It (The Thing) Which Thinks”, p. 9-44

2. Slavoj Žižek (2012), Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism. London and New York: Verso. Chapter 10, “Objects, Objects Everywhere”, p. 649-714.


Further Reading – The Same but Different

Slavoj Žižek (1991/2002), For They Know Not What to Do: Enjoyment as a Political Factor. 2nd edition. London and New York: Verso. Foreword to the Second Edition: Enjoyment within the Limits of Reason Alone.

Slavoj Žižek (1999) The Ticklish Subject: The Absent Centre of Political Ontology. London and New York: Verso. Ch 2., “The Hegelian Ticklish Subject”, p. 70-124


All staff and postgraduate students are warmly invited to attend and participate.


All participants are kindly requested to familiarise themselves with the texts prior to the sessions.


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