Das Ding, Das Unbehagen & the Philadelphia Lacan Group, May 1-3, 2015, New York Keynote lecture: Renata Salecl Violence today seems not to address only our physical bodies and sense of safety: Columbine, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, ISIS, but also our positions as subjects: the medicalized body, the surgically aesthetically improved body, civic subjectivity reduced to [...]
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, Sunday, April 26 What does it mean when a prime minister refuses to wear a tie at high level political meetings, when the president”™s wife does not cover her head while visiting a Muslim country, when a group of women stages political protest by undressing in public or [...]
Columbia University, Center for Contemporary Critical Thought, Spring 2015 Seminar: "Secrets"
Stanford University, 14 May 2015 Keynote lecture: Renata Salecl What does 20 years mean when we are dealing with traumas of war? How do people symbolize the war, what kind of imaginary do they create when they try to make sense of what happened to them and their country, and how do they come to terms [...]