Posted: July 1, 2015 in Brains, Politics

In the post-shock society, where alternative politics is relegated to the ghetto and official public life is concentrated on the affirmative rituals of representatives of power, the only way to break the situation of passivity and silence is – somehow – to practise this hysterical and obscene speech. There are no other tools to use. This is why actionism became the main artistic movement in Russia and always had a strong political spirit. All the actions that were produced during this period depended on public scandal to distort the surface of a fake ‘stability’.

 

Maria Chehonadskih: “What Is Pussy Riot’s ‘Idea’?

Posted: June 2, 2015 in Academy, Events, Research, Teaching
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Contested knowledge cultures: the university and the social organisation of academic culture.

Posted: May 22, 2015 in Uncategorized
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For Slow Scholarship: A Feminist Politics of Resistance through Collective Action in the Neoliberal University.

anxious

Posted: April 16, 2015 in Academy, Brains, Uncategorized
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Notes on the University as anxiety machine.

We are all very anxious.

De Nieuwe Universiteit

Posted: March 4, 2015 in Academy
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De Nieuwe Universiteit.

The latest draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, released by WikiLeaks, is an undead Mickey Mouse writes Dr Matthew Rimmer, associate professor at ANU college of law.

Posted: February 13, 2015 in Brains, Readings, Research
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Neil Gerlach and Sheryl N. Hamilton with ‘Trafficking in the Zombie: The CDC Apocalypse Campaign, Diseaseability and Pandemic Culture‘ over at Refractory, Journal of Entertainment Media.