Thursday, 16 June 2011

Badiou at the theatre

Alain Badiou’s Political Theater

With talks by

Alain Badiou, Ward Blanton, Lee Edelman, Joe Litvak, Ken Reinhard, Eric Santner, and Martin Treml


A reading of scenes from Badiou’s plays Incident at Antioch and Ahmed the Philosopher organized by

Sommer Ulrickson

July 2, 2011 in HAU 1 (4:00-7:00PM and 8:00-10:00PM; 1600-1900 and 2000-2200)
HEBBEL AM UFER – HAU 1: Stresemannstr. 29 / 10963 Berlin

For information and tickets:

Also please join us for a talk by Alain Badiou,
“Towards a Contemporary Conception of the Absolute,”
In conversation with Frank Ruda and Jan Völker

On July 4 at 8:00 in the Roter Salon at Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz

Monday, 13 June 2011

To Have Done with Life (Zargreb)

June 17 [Friday]

Morning Session 10:00-12:00 Stephanie Wakefield & Jason Smith
Wakefield: “Dasein is Design: Form-of-Life, World, Environment”Smith: “Parallel Lives: Form-of-Life, Living Labor”

Afternoon Session 14:00 – 16:00 Nathan Brown & Alexi Kukuljevic
Brown: “The Lucidity of the Unliving: Crystallography and Inorganic Poetry”Kukuljevic: “Notes on Lifeless Matter”

Evening Session18:00 – 20:00 Evan Calder Williams & Benjamin Noys
Williams: “Imitation of Imitation of Life”Noys: “The Poverty of Vitalism”

June 18 [Saturday]
Afternoon Session1 3:00 – 14:30 Martin Hägglund15:00 – 16:30 Ray Brassier
Hägglund: “The Trace of Time and the Death of Life”
Brassier: “Life in Mind: Critique of Thompson”

Evening Session 19:00 – 21:00 Roundtable (Brassier, Hägglund, Johnston, Malabou)

June 19 [Sunday]
Afternoon Session 13:00 – 14:30 Adrian Johnston 15:00 – 16:30 Catherine Malabou
Johnston: “Second Natures in Dappled Worlds: John McDowell, Nancy Cartwright, and Hegelian-Lacanian Materialism”
Malabou: “Epigenesis and the Plasticity of Life”

Evening Session19:00 – 21:00 Roundtable (Brassier, Hägglund, Johnston, Malabou)