Last Spring Reading: Marcus Pound on Žižek and Zupančič

12 Jun

READING GROUP:pound

Tomorrow (June 13th) we will be closing out our discussion of humor and comedy with a discussion of Marcus Pound’s reading of Comic Subjectivity.

This week’s text:

  • 6/13 – Pound, Marcus. “Comic Subjectivity- Žižek and Zupančič’s Spiritual Work of Art.”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Bloomfield Crazy Mocha (4525 Liberty Ave).

Need more: check out this interesting examination of laughter: LINK

As a reminder, even though we have moved to thematic groups, there is no expectation that people participate in every week, so even if you can’t commit to the whole spring, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • None this week

OTHER NEWS:61667621

Ever wondered how much we have really covered in reading group? Check out the new link that includes a (nearly) comprehensive list of every text that has been covered by the reading group since its inception a few years ago. LINK HERE

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Dr. Fred Evans’ keynote from (un)commons: theory and public space is now available on youtube and our video page. Check it out!

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Get It?! Continental Philosophy and Humor

6/13 – Pound, Marcus. “Comic Subjectivity- Žižek and Zupančič’s Spiritual Work of Art.”

Pdfs HERE.

COMING SUMMER 2016: The Frankfurt School!

2 Responses to “Last Spring Reading: Marcus Pound on Žižek and Zupančič”

  1. Robert Maddock June 13, 2016 at 12:16 pm #

    Frankfurt School sounds interesting. Would it be possible to do session on Carl Schmidt? I know he doesn’t blong but might provide interesting contrast.

    • jleavittpearl June 13, 2016 at 8:02 pm #

      We actually had him on the list of people we were thinking of covering.

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