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Derrida’s Queer Cat(s)

A lecture by Carla Freccero

November 10, Wednesday 6:30 to 8 pm

READ THE REVIEW! I am, I am following, I am after the animal: “Derrida’s Queer Cats”

Carla Freccero, University of California Santa Cruz

This paper situates some of the dilemmas of the effort to think and feel with non-human animate beings in the […]

The Object of Desire: Amber Musser Lunch Talk at CSGS

March 1, Monday 12:30 to 1:45 PM

Amber Musser, Gender Politics, Draper Program, NYU

Imagine that you were in love with the Golden Gate Bridge? What would this mean to you? What kind of relationship would develop? This talk is an exploration of objectum sexuals–people who form meaningful and erotic relationships with objects. By examining […]

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