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Courtesy of Daniel Binns we have the opening gambits of Eugene Thacker’s recent horror of philosophy trilogy. We are reading the preface and first part (PDF) of The Dust of This Planet. citation is more or less Thacker, Eugene. In the Dust of This Planet: Horror of Philosophy. Winchester: Zero Books, 2011. Print. Next reading …

Reading 7

Mol, Annemarie. The Body Multiple: Ontology in Medical Practice. Duke University Press Books, 2002. Print. Foreword and if you’re keen, chapter one.

Environmental humanities. Deborah Bird Rose. “Slowly — Writing into the Anthropocene.” (With one of the better abstracts I’ve seen.) Get it via Text as a pdf. Thursday December 8th, 5pm, 9.4.32.

Reading Four

After a lively and spirited discussion arising from and around Braidotti’s The Posthuman the next reading is: Morton, Timothy. The Ecological Thought. Harvard: Harvard University Press, 2012. Print. [pdf | amazon] I think the writing style is an interesting contrast to previous readings, as is Morton’s willingness to use examples.

Posthumanism Responses 2

Snapshots from a Thursday: An absorbing discussion about attending, attuning, describing, accounting for, wording, where fresh water meets salty, encountering a lemon, what’s it like to be in the middle of acting on stage, Old White Men and Thai berry pickers in Lapland. With refreshments! + I keep thinking about that lemon and its worlding …

Reading 3: The Posthuman

The next reading is now available. It is from Braidotti, Rosi. The Posthuman. Cambridge: Polity, 2013. A copy of the reading is available as PDF. And next reading discussion is Thursday September 22nd. 5pm.

Media Library

One ‘quick’ outcome of the reading group is a sort of chapbook come documentation project. To achieve this, and to help our readings of the readings (ha!) we are going to make small things in response to anything at attracts or intrigues in each reading. Writing, photographs, drawings, video, sound, words, chants. Documentation of a …

Posthumanism and  Nonfiction Group

A reading come research group within the non/fictionLab is forming around the broad and loose themes of posthumanism, ecoaesthetics, and whatever it is you want to use to name speculative realism and its constellation of near and far avatars. The first reading will be the first two bits of Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter. The reading …