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Reading Group: Haraway on Companion Species

19 Feb

donna_haraway_and_cayenneREADING GROUP:

PCPN is excited about our Spring session, Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing. Don’t miss our meetings (almost) every Tuesday evening (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 02/20 – Donna Haraway, “The Companion Species Manifesto”
  • Optional video: https://youtu.be/DqMW9-G2gCo

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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

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 section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • None this week

OTHER NEWS:

  • None this week

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing:

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 02/20 – Donna Haraway, “The Companion Species Manifesto”
  • 02/27 – Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, “Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism” in Cannibal Metaphysics
  • 03/06 – Gilles Deleuze, TBA in A Thousand Plateus
  • 03/13 – David Abram, “The Speech of Things” and “The Discourse of the Birds” in Becoming Animal
  • 03/20 – Astrida Neimanis, “Becoming-Grizzly: Bodily Molecularity and the Animal that Becomes” 
  • 03/27 – Fernand Deligny, “The Arachnean” (excerpts)
  • 04/03 – Philippe Descola, “Metaphysics of Morals” from Beyond Nature and Culture
  • 04/10 – Eduardo Kohn, “Introduction” from How Forests Think: Toward and Anthropology Beyond the Human
  • 04/17 – Jacques Derrida – “The Animal That Therefore I am” pp. 369-397
  • 04/24 – Emmanuel Falque – “The Animal in Common,” “From the Turn to the Forgetting,” and “The Metaphysical Animal” in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb

 

Reading Group: Lingis on Bestiality

5 Feb

lingis2READING GROUP:

PCPN is excited about our Spring session, Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing. Don’t miss our meetings (almost) every Tuesday evening (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 02/06 – Alphonso Lingis,”Bestiality”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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

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 section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • None this week

OTHER NEWS:

  • None this week

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing:

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 02/06 – Alphonso Lingis,”Bestiality”
  • 02/13 – Tim Ingold, “Anthropology comes to Life” in Being Alive: Essays on Movement Knowledge and Description
  • 02/20 – Donna Haraway, “The Companion Species Manifesto”
  • 02/27 – Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, “Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism” in Cannibal Metaphysics
  • 03/06 – Gilles Deleuze, TBA in A Thousand Plateus
  • 03/13 – David Abram, “The Speech of Things” and “The Discourse of the Birds” in Becoming Animal
  • 03/20 – Astrida Neimanis, “Becoming-Grizzly: Bodily Molecularity and the Animal that Becomes” 
  • 03/27 – Fernand Deligny, “The Arachnean” (excerpts)
  • 04/03 – Philippe Descola, “Metaphysics of Morals” from Beyond Nature and Culture
  • 04/10 – Eduardo Kohn, “Introduction” from How Forests Think: Toward and Anthropology Beyond the Human
  • 04/17 – Jacques Derrida – “The Animal That Therefore I am” pp. 369-397
  • 04/24 – Emmanuel Falque – “The Animal in Common,” “From the Turn to the Forgetting,” and “The Metaphysical Animal” in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb

 

Reading Group: Agamben on the Anthropological Machine

29 Jan

giorgio_agamben2c_wall_portraitREADING GROUP:

PCPN is excited about our Spring session, Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing. Don’t miss our meetings (almost) every Tuesday evening (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 01/30 – Giorgio Agamben, “Mysterium disiunctionis,” “The Anthropological Machine,” and “Anthropogenesis” in The Open

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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

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 section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • None this week

OTHER NEWS:

  • None this week

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing:

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 01/30 – Giorgio Agamben, “Mysterium disiunctionis,” “The Anthropological Machine,” and “Anthropogenesis” in The Open
  • 02/06 – Alphonso Lingis,”Bestiality”
  • 02/13 – Tim Ingold, “Anthropology comes to Life” in Being Alive: Essays on Movement Knowledge and Description
  • 02/20 – Donna Haraway, “The Companion Species Manifesto”
  • 02/27 – Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, “Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism” in Cannibal Metaphysics
  • 03/06 – Gilles Deleuze, TBA in A Thousand Plateus
  • 03/13 – David Abram, “The Speech of Things” and “The Discourse of the Birds” in Becoming Animal
  • 03/20 – Astrida Neimanis, “Becoming-Grizzly: Bodily Molecularity and the Animal that Becomes” 
  • 03/27 – Fernand Deligny, “The Arachnean” (excerpts)
  • 04/03 – Philippe Descola, “Metaphysics of Morals” from Beyond Nature and Culture
  • 04/10 – Eduardo Kohn, “Introduction” from How Forests Think: Toward and Anthropology Beyond the Human
  • 04/17 – Jacques Derrida – “The Animal That Therefore I am” pp. 369-397
  • 04/24 – Emmanuel Falque – “The Animal in Common,” “From the Turn to the Forgetting,” and “The Metaphysical Animal” in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb

 

Reading Group: Derrida and Nancy on Eating Well (better late than never)

23 Jan

ba1389fd325067232f185cfcc2882d38READING GROUP:

PCPN is excited about our Spring session, Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing. Don’t miss our meetings (almost) every Tuesday evening (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 01/23 – Jacques Derrida + Jean-Luc Nancy – “Eating Well”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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

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 section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • None this week

OTHER NEWS:

  • None this week

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing:

  • 01/23 – Jacques Derrida + Jean-Luc Nancy – “Eating Well”
  • 01/30 – Giorgio Agamben, “Mysterium disiunctionis,” “The Anthropological Machine,” and “Anthropogenesis” in The Open
  • 02/06 – Alphonso Lingis,”Bestiality”
  • 02/13 – Tim Ingold, “Anthropology comes to Life” in Being Alive: Essays on Movement Knowledge and Description
  • 02/20 – Donna Haraway, “The Companion Species Manifesto”
  • 02/27 – Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, “Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism” in Cannibal Metaphysics
  • 03/06 – Gilles Deleuze, TBA in A Thousand Plateus
  • 03/13 – David Abram, “The Speech of Things” and “The Discourse of the Birds” in Becoming Animal
  • 03/20 – Astrida Neimanis, “Becoming-Grizzly: Bodily Molecularity and the Animal that Becomes” 
  • 03/27 – Fernand Deligny, “The Arachnean” (excerpts)
  • 04/03 – Philippe Descola, “Metaphysics of Morals” from Beyond Nature and Culture
  • 04/10 – Eduardo Kohn, “Introduction” from How Forests Think: Toward and Anthropology Beyond the Human
  • 04/17 – Jacques Derrida – “The Animal That Therefore I am” pp. 369-397
  • 04/24 – Emmanuel Falque – “The Animal in Common,” “From the Turn to the Forgetting,” and “The Metaphysical Animal” in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb

 

Reading Group: Levinas and Singer on Eating

8 Jan

photo6READING GROUP:

PCPN is excited about our Spring session, Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing. Don’t miss our meetings (almost) every Tuesday evening (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 01/16 – Emmanuel Levinas – “Enjoyment and Nourishment” and Peter Singer – “All Animals are Equal”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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

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 section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

 

 

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • None this week

OTHER NEWS:

  • None this week

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Animality: Eating the Animal that therefore I am Be(com)ing:

  • 01/16 – Emmanuel Levinas – “Enjoyment and Nourishment” and Peter Singer – “All Animals are Equal”
  • 01/23 – Jacques Derrida + Jean-Luc Nancy – “Eating Well”
  • 01/30 – Giorgio Agamben, “Mysterium disiunctionis,” “The Anthropological Machine,” and “Anthropogenesis” in The Open
  • 02/06 – Alphonso Lingis,”Bestiality”
  • 02/13 – Tim Ingold, “Anthropology comes to Life” in Being Alive: Essays on Movement Knowledge and Description
  • 02/20 – Donna Haraway, “The Companion Species Manifesto”
  • 02/27 – Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, “Cosmological Deixis and Amerindian Perspectivism” in Cannibal Metaphysics
  • 03/06 – Gilles Deleuze, TBA in A Thousand Plateus
  • 03/13 – David Abram, “The Speech of Things” and “The Discourse of the Birds” in Becoming Animal
  • 03/20 – Astrida Neimanis, “Becoming-Grizzly: Bodily Molecularity and the Animal that Becomes” 
  • 03/27 – Fernand Deligny, “The Arachnean” (excerpts)
  • 04/03 – Philippe Descola, “Metaphysics of Morals” from Beyond Nature and Culture
  • 04/10 – Eduardo Kohn, “Introduction” from How Forests Think: Toward and Anthropology Beyond the Human
  • 04/17 – Jacques Derrida – “The Animal That Therefore I am” pp. 369-397
  • 04/24 – Emmanuel Falque – “The Animal in Common,” “From the Turn to the Forgetting,” and “The Metaphysical Animal” in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb

 

Reading Group: Saul Newman on Ressentiment

4 Dec

READING GROUP:

PCPN is excited about our fall session Insurrectionary Subjectivities: Anarchism and Continental Philosophy. Why can’t anarchists draw straight lines? BECAUSE THEY DON’T BELIEVE IN RULERS. Don’t miss our meetings (almost) every Tuesday evening (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 12/05 – Saul Newman, “Anarchism and the Politics of Ressentiment”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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

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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

section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • none

OTHER NEWS:

  • None this week

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Insurrectionary Subjectivities: Anarchism and Continental Philosophy:

  • 12/05 – Saul Newman, “Anarchism and the Politics of Ressentiment”

 

Reading Group: May on Post-Structuralism

27 Nov

toddmayREADING GROUP:

PCPN is excited about our fall session Insurrectionary Subjectivities: Anarchism and Continental Philosophy. Why can’t anarchists draw straight lines? BECAUSE THEY DON’T BELIEVE IN RULERS. Don’t miss our meetings (almost) every Tuesday evening (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 11/28 – Todd May, “Is Post-Structuralist Political Theory Anarchist”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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

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 section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • none

OTHER NEWS:

  • None this week

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Insurrectionary Subjectivities: Anarchism and Continental Philosophy:

  • 11/28 – Todd May, “Is Post-Structuralist Political Theory Anarchist”
  • 12/05 – Saul Newman, “Anarchism and the Politics of Ressentiment”