“To invent the train is to invent the rail accident of derailment” (Paul Virilio, The Original Accident 10). From the 19th century onward, the intervention of speed upon and across the landscape has created zones of contact between non-human animals and machines that resulted in numerous crashes, deaths, derailments and a wide variety of events that we know as accidents. With the speed of modern time, railway accidents involving humans and animals became a common theme of literary texts, travel books, journal reports, legal discussions, as well as photography and motion pictures.
ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and Cultures in Yerevan organizes International Russian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 07 to August 17 (6 weeks) or July 07 to July 27 (3 weeks),, 2019.
This 42 or 21 days summer school offers participants to master skills in written and oral modern Russian, reading and interpreting Russian texts from different periods as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Russian.
Find the CfA online here: https://www.on-culture.org/submission/cfa-issue8/
This issue of On_Culture aims to explore the concept of distribution across disciplines, opening the scope from media studies and global history to the study of culture at large. By combining it with broader issues such as agency, digitality, or knowledge production, the issue will seek to capture distribution in its multiplicity of (political) implications, contexts, infrastructures, and applications.
Beyond Borders: Conceptualizing Boundaries, Crossings and Disruptions
The 14th Annual Conference of the North American Levinas Society
Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa
AUTOCHTHONOUS CINEMA AGAINST OCCUPATION
LE CINÉMA AUTOCHTONE CONTRE L’OCCUPATION
February 27, 2019 — La Fémis
6 rue Francœur, 75018 Paris — Salle Demy
February 28, 2019 — INHA
2, Rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris — Salle Vasari
1919: The Anticolonial Upsurge
13 March 2019, 18:00 to 19:30
King's College London War Studies Meeting Room (K6.07)
Black women, Feminist Economics and Black Economic Thought: a postcolonial look
September 9th, Centre for Social Studies, 17h
* The seminar will be recorded
Bicentenary of the 1820 Revolution
Lisbon, 12-14 October 2020