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Derrida and Performativity
Part 1 ; Part 2 (June, 2010)

LSE Lecture. MP3 File : "Obamanation and the Art of Kara Walker" [Art and the Limits of the Political, June 2010]]






















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Recent Work

"Secondary Thinking and Trauma" in Contemporary Approaches to Literary Theory (forthcoming, Palgrave [2014).

"Performativity as Ex-Scription: Adonis after Derrida" was published in Performatives after Deconstruction, edited by Mauro Senatore (London: Bloomsbury, 2013)

"A Lover's Lobster: Somatic Projection in Proust" was published in Journal of Philosophy (Fall 2012)







February 2014, University of Houston-Victoria. Lecture "Shattered Worlds"

October 2013 NYC: Performa 13 / White Box

October 2013, Southern Comparative Literature Association, "Specters of Benjamin II'

October 2013, WFU, "Hegel and Adorno"

August 2013, Modernism Studies Association, "Critical Theory in an Age of Academic Twitter"

2013, Boston; Lecture on the Real at Modern Language Association

November 2012, WFU; Lecture on Walter Benjamin at Exile and Interpretatuion International Conference

October 2012, Las Vegas; Lecture on Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit at MSA Conference

July 2012, Manchester, UK; Lecture on Milton at Renaissance Studies Conference.

January 2012: MLA Special Session on Constraint

October 13, 2011. "Statements" w/ Christina Soriano (dance) and Louis Golstein (piano). At Reynolda House, WFU.

Nov. 4, 2010 Moderator/Participant, Roudtable Discussion, Minor American Poetry Series. Evening Lecture: "The Mortification Thesis." Duke University

Sept. 24, 2010. Lecture: "Walter Benjamin's Bed" at the Uncertain Arrivals Conference, Wake Forest University, Reynolda House.

In June 2010 I presented "Obamanation and the Art of Kara Walker" at the London School of Economics, as part of their European Forum, and read a paper on Albert Ayler and Performance Art at the University of Reading. I presented "Derrida in the Photomat" at the conference, Performatives after Deconstruction, organized by Mauro Senatore, which was held at London Graduate School, Kingston University. Webcasts of some of these events can be accessed on this page.

In January of 2010 I performed with composer Elliott Sharp at White Box, NYC, in conjunction with the show Inmixing: Intermedia and Extradimensional Space.



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