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William Watkin
William Watkin is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Philosophy at Brunel University, West London.  He is the author of In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde, On Mourning: Theories of Loss in Modern Literature, The Literary Agamben: Adventures on Logopoiesis, Agamben and Indifference: A Critical Overview (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2014) and a forthcoming two-volume study of Alain Badiou’s Being and Event project.  He is currently writing a book on innovations in violence as a tool for the distribution of power at the global and local levels.

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Uneasy Lies the Head

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June 2015

William Watkin

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June 2015

Last October I was standing in my kitchen, waiting for espresso to trickle from the spout of our imposing machine. I kept glancing out...

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January 2014

Vertical Motion

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TR. Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping

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January 2014

We are little critters who live in the black earth beneath the desert. The people on Mother Earth can’t...

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December 2013

The Horror of Philosophy

Houman Harouni

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December 2013

An article published in this same venue opens with a grievance: ‘We lack the philosophers that we require for...

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October 2014

Blood Out of a Zombie

Laurence A. Rickels

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October 2014

The German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger has on three different occasions put the camera aside and directed for the theatre, each...

 

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