Tag Archives: Susan Buck-Morss

February 15, 2013: Jean and John Comaroff: Roundtable discussion on Theory from the South

February 15, 2013
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room C198

Please join us in a roundtable discussion with Jean and John Comaroff. Scholars Susan Buck-Morss, Caludio Lomnitz and Souleymane Bachir Diagne will engage the Comaroffs in conversation about their book, Theory from the South. [read more»]

Pulling the Emergency Brake: The New Global Movements and ‘Now Time’

October 26, 2012
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 5307

In the spirit of Walter Benjamin’s ‘now time’, let’s pull the brake and reflect together about the state of global movements. On Friday, October 26th, 2012, join us for a day of dialogue between scholars and movement participants from Greece, Spain and Occupy. [read more»]

Susan Buck-Morss: A Commonist Ethics

Politics is not an ontology. The claim that the political is always ontological needs to be challenged. It is not merely that the negative the case – that the political is never ontological (as Badiou points out, a simple negation leaves everything in place). Instead, what is called for is a reversal of the negation: The ontological is never political.[…] [read more»]