Entries by Eloe Kingma

The Academy and the Idea of Decolonisation

Masterclass by Professor Toyin Falola (University of Texas), Amsterdam, 10 December 2018, 10:00-12:30. The aim of this workshop is to revisit the state of the art on theories of decolonisation of mind and knowledge. More information to be announced soon. Registration before: 1 November 2018.

About the Ronell/Reitman Case: A Roundtable

Roundtable on Friday, September 28, 3 pm.| June 10th, Brian Leiter published on his blog a leaked letter in support of Avital Ronell, professor in German and comparative literature at New York University, who was apparently under investigation for sexual harassment and assault of a PhD-student. The letter was signed by Judith Butler, Emily Apter, Jean-Luc Nancy,  Geoffrey Bennington, Slavoj Zizek, Cathy Caruth, Jonathan Culler, Hent de Vries, Joan W. Scott, Sam Weber, Shoshana Felman, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, and others.

Pipeline Politics

Pipelines were never meant to be involved in politics. Over the past decade, however, pipelines have entered the mainstream of political discussion and debate as never before. Dr. Imre Szeman (University of Waterloo) will discuss the issues in the ASCA Cities seminar.