Posts Tagged With: Maurice Blanchot

Posted in Literature
July 9, 2020

Blanchot And Disaster (Roger Green)

In this essay, I want to explore the distinction between the “state of exception” and the “disaster.” In doing so, I am also drawing on an interesting seminar that Joshua Ramey has been providing online for the general public called “Debt as Original Sin.” Following arguments in Devin Singh’s Divine Currency, Ramey…

Posted in Higher Education
August 30, 2016

Academia’s Outer Limits (Michael O’Rourke)

Recently I have spent a great deal of time thinking about the name we might give, however provisionally, to those who work at the furthermost reaches of the academic institution. For a long time I had adopted the term para-academia, and this term continues to do productive and unsettling work…