In Nomos of the Earth, Carl Schmitt underscores the intimate connection between law and territory: “nomos is the immediate form in which the political and social order of a people becomes spatially visible” (Nomos of the Earth, 70). Michel Foucault’s complementary point is that “[t]he successes of history belong to those who are capable of seizing these rules, to replace those who had used them, to disguise themselves so as to pervert them, invert their meaning, and redirect them against those who had initially imposed them” (“Nietzsche, Genealogy, History,” 86).
A crisis in ‘coming to terms with the past’?
We are honoured to announce the 8th International Conference on Language, Literature & Culture “Struggle for recognition: identity-formation and subjectivation” organized jointly by Université de Bretagne Occidentale (Brest, France) and Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) on June 6-7, 2019.
Translation as Political Act/ La traduction comme acte politique/ La trad
Submission deadline extended to December 1, 2018.
We are pleased to welcome American students to apply for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to learn critical foreign languages next summer on a fully-funded study abroad program.
Date: 23 November 2018
Deadline for proposals/papers: 14 October 2018
Location: London School of Economics & Political Science, United Kingdom
2ND LAGOS SUMMER SCHOOOL IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES (LSSDH-2018)
New Forms of Criticism is a literary journal committed to the publication of atypical critical reviews. It disavows academic prose as the main form of literary criticism and explores new ways to comment upon cultural artifacts such as textual productions and performances - recorded and live. It blurs the boundaries between artists and critics acknowledging interpretation as an act of transformation resembling artistic creation.