Creaturely Ethics and Poetics. Vibrant Possibilities of Human-Animal Organization and Culture

CFP Conference Stream 37 | 11th Critical Management Studies Conference | June 27-29, 2019 | The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK | The domination-exploitation of human beings begins with animals, wild beasts and cattle; the humans associated with these inaugurated an experience that would turn back against them: killings, stockbreeding, slaughters, sacrifices and (in order better to submit) castration.

A Score, A Groove, A Phantom

Exhibition at De Appel, Schipluidenlaan | 12 from 18 January until 16 February 2019, Wednesdays – Saturdays from 14:00-18:00 | A Score, A Groove, A Phantom explores archives of blackness, sociality, and inheritance as they diffract through queer nightlife and trauma in the present moment.

Metamodernism

Call for papers Metamodernism | Radboud University Nijmegen | Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July 2019 | Organisers: Dr. Dennis Kersten (RU), Dr. Usha Wilbers (RU) and Prof. Antony Rowland (ManMet) | Deadline abstracts: 1 February 2019

Seminars in Global Art History and Heritage

Our first international guest is Dr. Elsje van Kessel (University of St Andrews), who will speak about: Art, Law, and the Freedom of the Seas in the Early Seventeenth Century | Time and place: Thursday 20 December, 15-17 hrs. | Vossius Zaal, Leiden University Library

Posthuman Knowledge(s)

Utrecht Summer School course by Prof. Rosi Braidotti August 19-23, 2019 In 2019, Braidotti’s intensive course will focus on “Posthuman Knowledge(s)”. The aim of the course is to offer a critical overview of contemporary debates about the implications of the ‘posthuman turn’, for knowledge production and research in the Posthumanities. Braidotti will apply her specific […]

All Power to the People!

International Symposium | We are proud to announce the 2-day ‘Black Panther’ symposium with special guests Kathleen Cleaver & Emory Douglas | Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 November 2018 | Former American Embassy in The Hague

Hip Hop, Cop Voice and the Cadence of White Supremacy in the United States

NICA Masterclass with Dr. Jennifer Lynn Stoever (Binghamton University, SUNY) | Potgieterzaal, University Library (UB), Singel 425, Amsterdam | 10 December 2018, 10:00-12:00 hrs.
During this masterclass, we will discuss how police officers in the United States use a racialized and gendered way of speaking called ‘cop voice’ to provoke fear and extreme forms of compliance from people of colour.

Off the Grid

Call for Papers – Soapbox: Journal for Cultural Analysis 1.2 “Off the Grid” | Please submit your abstract (max 300 words) to submissions@soapboxjournal.com by December 1. The full papers (3000-5000 words) are due February 15. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

PhD Scholarship – Radioactive Ruins: Security in the age of the anthropocene

The Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) is announcing a three-year, fully funded PhD project on the nuclear origins of the Anthropocene. The project is expected to start 1 February 2019. The PhD project is part of a larger research program on “Radioactive Ruins: Security in the Age of the Anthropocene (RADIANT)”. The aim of the program is to explore the Anthropocene as the radioactive afterlife of the Cold War by asking how nuclear testing has shaped and continues to shape everyday life in the Marshall Islands, Kazakhstan and French Polynesia. Deadline: 23 November 2018.

Possessive Individualism and Transatlantic Slavery in Early Modern Philosophy

NOG Masterclass by Katja Diefenbach | Thursday November 22, 2018 |Utrecht University, 10:00-12:45 | PhD and RMA students can receive 2 ECTS for attending the Masterclass and the Symposium ‘Caring for the World. Ethos and Partisanship’ (on November 23). And an extra 1 ECTS when writing a paper of 4.000-5.000 words. Please note if you wish to receive credit for the Masterclass with your registration at nog@uu.nl. You can register for the masterclass until November 12, 2018.

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.