EIRINI AVRAMOPOULOU interviews Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou apropos the
publication of their book
Dispossession: The Performative in the Political (Polity Press, 2013)
Introduction to the Interview
By intertwining significant philosophical questions on subjectivity, precarity, biopolitics and performativity with contemporary dilemmas on acts of dissidence, collective protests, activism…Continue
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Reading Butler: speculations on the limitations of Brecht
The focus of this article is on integrating the contributions made by Butler’s work to an understanding and expansion of performance and, in particular, what is called the Brechtian method. The following was written between 2008 and 2010 as part of my first thesis and rather than develop a purely theoretical formulation of any…Continue
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Call for Articles: The European Legacy’s Special Issue on the Legacy of Adorno’s Criticism in Aesthetics and Performance
Regarded as one of the foremost thinkers of the twentieth-century, Theodor Adorno’s work ranges from cultural criticism, Marxism, and aesthetic theory to philosophy and sociology. A trained musician, his work demonstrates an unusual balance between theory and praxis, a combination that distinguishes him from many other critical…Continue
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Judith Butler: performativity and dramaturgy
Dr Jena A Zelezny (2010)
Judith Butler’s work is widely known and sometimes only known, for the theory outlined in ‘Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory’ (Theatre Journal 1988), Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990), and Bodies…Continue
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I've just posted a new event- please check it out.
dance performance, exhibition and a lecture at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, October 25th.
let me know if you can make it...
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