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The Disobedience of the Word
The Disobedience of the Word

Sina Dell’Anno

Punk / Philology

“He always read Priam instead of ‘prime,’ so well had he read his Homer.” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg paints the portrait of a philologist who has lost touch with the world through reading the classics too closely. The comedy of the aphorism lies not in just the misreading alone, but in the fact that the philologist exchanges the everyday ‘prime’ for the much more exotic name of the Trojan king; as if the textual-critical maxim lectio difficilior had gone over into...
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Jean-Luc Nancy

غریبه‌ها غریبه‌ها

Etrange (غریب) در زبان فرانسوی از ریشه لاتین extraneus به معنای «خارجی» در برابر داخلی intraneus است. آنچه از خانه نیست unheimlich (امر غریب) از heim (خانه) نیست از منزل نیست در طرف دیگر دروازه fores است foreigner (خارجی)، خارج از ضرب و زیادی است odd (زاید) ناهنجار نامعمول نادر کمیاب تکی است seltsam (عجیب) عجیب و غریب besherat رشید ظریف پراوهام خمیده‌‌ verschroben (بد خو) خمیده شگفت‌ آور خارق‌ العاده حیرت‌ انگیز

غنای زبان امری غریب است در کلماتی که به نحوی حولِ مفهومِ غریبِ خارجی ausländer شکل گرفته اند خارج از کشور «هم‌‌ کشور ما» همانگونه  که پیش‌ تر در فرانسه می‌ گفتیم «این کشور من است» برای اشاره به کسی از روستای من محله‌ ی من استان من ولایت من

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INES – Handbuch Neue Schweiz

Buchvernissage in Zürich

06.12.2021, 20:00

Kosmos
Lagerstrasse 104
8004 Zürich
Schweiz

INES – Handbuch Neue Schweiz

Buchvernissage in St. Gallen

14.12.2021, 19:30

Hauptpost – Raum für Literatur
St. Leonhardstrasse 40
9000 St. Gallen
Schweiz

 

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  • minima oeconomica

    minima oeconomica

    Analysen und Kritik moderner Ökonomie, deren Wissenschaft und Legitmation im Zeitalter der Finanzialisierung

    • discourse history
    • economics
    • economy
    • economization
    • financial markets
    • financial crisis
  • The Subject of Capitalism

    The Subject of Capitalism

    • subjectification
    • capitalism
    • cognitive capital
    • migration
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Mama Say Make I Dey Go, She Dey My Back

Jelili Atiku, Damian Christinger

Mama Say Make I Dey Go, She Dey My Back

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  • Africa
  • performance
  • ceremony
  • body
  • feminism
  • spiritism
  • ritual
  • colonialism

 

Should we abandon the cosmopolitan idea?
Should we abandon the cosmopolitan idea?

Zairong Xiang (ed.)

minor cosmopolitan

Around the turn of the millennium, academics and politicians predicted that the world would grow together as one and that people would become less bound by national affiliations. Almost twenty years later, there is little left of this vision. This is not such a surprise when we consider that the cosmopolitan ideal (as articulated during the European Enlightenment) wholeheartedly embraced the promises of a globalising economy, yet has remained oblivious to, and even complicit with, capitalist exploitation, slavery, and colonialism....
  • globalization
  • art
  • politics
  • cosmopolitics
  • art theory
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From xenolinguistics to cephalo­pods

From xenolinguistics to cephalo­pods

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  • linguistics
  • utopia
  • science fiction
  • communication
  • semiotics and semiology
  • communication media
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About ‘how we treat the others’

Artur Żmijewski

About ‘how we treat the others’

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  • political aesthetics
  • Poland
  • propaganda
  • gift
  • ethics
  • contemporary art
  • concentration camp
  • National Socialism
  • documenta
  • migration