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August 4 2017, 6AM

Exactly sixty years ago, Jacques Lacan conducted his 5th seminar, Formations of the Unconscious, treating the phallus, castration, and jokes, and presenting the first version of the graph of desire. One year ago, InterCcECT conducted a mini-seminar with P... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Interccect] [Lacan] [Psychoanalysis]

May 26, 9AM

Amidst its present Russian turmoil, 2017 is also distinct as the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and the 150th anniversary of the publication of Karl Marx’s Capital, Volume 1. Join InterCcECT for 2 linked sessions on what is to be done... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Interccect] [Marx]

April 4, 7AM

The outraged traveller, the disappointed gourmet, the lazy tweeter, the postoffice grouser: there are as many complainer genres as there are varieties of neurosis or flavors of potato chips. Everyone’s a critic, but what possible theory can unite th... [Awkwardness (the book)] [blog posts] [Chicago] [Deleuze] [Freud] [I am Larry David] [Interccect] [Lacan] [Psychoanalysis]

November 15 2016, 8AM

In this fresh hell, InterCcECT stands by our founding project, the pursuit of abstraction as both explanation for existing situations and inspiration for new situations, and we stand for the thinkers, makers, doers, survivors, gatherers who have lived o... [Adorno] [blog posts] [Chicago] [Interccect]

September 19, 1PM

What does the financial crisis of 2007-2008 and our ongoing crisis have to do with the recent surge of scholarly interest in speculative philosophy?  How do proliferating materialisms engage with, or symptomatize, toxic collateralized debt obligations? ... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Interccect]

August 8, 11AM

Summer is ending – time to cram in big ideas! Join InterCcECT for a session on Lacan’s Seminar X: Anxiety, with special guest Chris Breu, Thursday 11 August, 5pm, at Volumes Bookcafe, 1414 N Milwaukee Ave.  Contact interccect at gmail for the... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Interccect] [kant] [Lacan]

May 27, 9AM

When both scientism and the so-called “post-critical” movement are ascendent, what can possibly be the purchase of psychoanalysis?  Alenka Zupancic is going to tell us!  Join InterCcECT Tuesday 14 June for a reading group on her very short ... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Interccect] [Psychoanalysis]

May 9, 2PM

Join InterCcECT for another session on Hegel’s Encyclopedia Logic, this Friday, 13 May, 3pm at The Bourgeois Pig (Red Line: Fullerton).  We’ll continue with Sections 19-36  –  let us know if you need the readings.  And contact us t... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Hegel] [Interccect]

April 27, 1PM

InterCcECT will host a series of reading groups this summer, and the first focuses on the beginning of Hegel’s Encyclopedia Logic (Prefaces and Sections 1-18). Join us Friday, 6 May, 2:30pm at the south loop’s Little Branch Cafe, 1251 S Prairi... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Hegel] [Interccect]

March 30, 7AM

What maps can relay the convergences and divergences, the topoi and the antagonisms, of philosophy and science?  How might the very terrain of modernity take different shape if these maps were recast? InterCcECT is delighted to present “Hegel’... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Hegel] [ontology]

January 5, 9AM

Eve Sedgwick’s profoundly supple thought surprisingly instigates both queer theory as we know it and that riposte to queer reading now called “post-critique.”  Her arc was dynamic, capacious, unpredictable, and we have only barely beg... [blog posts] [Chicago] [feminism] [Psychoanalysis]

October 19 2015, 8AM

Through what processes of mediation, under what circumstances, down which paths of struggle, can colonialist iconography be appropriated for anti-colonial nationalism? What are the wages of the image for the work of sovereignty? Is photography trans-conte... [aesthetics] [Chicago] [Interccect]
Through what processes of mediation, under what circumstances, down which paths of struggle, can colonialist iconography be appropriated for anti-colonial nationalism? What are the wages of the image for the work of sovereignty? Is photography trans-conte... [aesthetics] [Chicago] [Interccect]

August 31, 6AM

What must a map of the world depict?  What aesthetic forms can “map” late capitalism, critically disclosing its dynamics and its totalizations?  What is the difference, aesthetically and politically, between a representation of capital and a... [aesthetics] [Chicago] [Interccect] [Marxism]

June 25, 1PM

Amidst growing protests against systemic and state-administered premature death, and beyond #hashtagactivism, calls for a new black radicalism are resounding.  In The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study, Stefano Harney and Fred Moten advocat... [aesthetics] [Chicago] [Interccect] [Race]

June 2, 7AM

Our session on Foucault’s The Order of Things proved rousing; we’re going to continue with chapters 4 and 5 (“Speaking”; “Classifying”).  Join us again next Monday, 8 June, at 4pm, at Moody’s Pub (in the garden... [Chicago] [Foucault] [Interccect]

May 6, 8AM

After his critique of the clinic, and as a prolegomena to his theory of power, Michel Foucault outlined a distinct regime of knowledge that pivoted upon a new concept of “representation” – a Kantian sense of the limits of mental represen... [Chicago] [Foucault] [Interccect]

April 20, 8AM

If dramatic inequality and profound immiseration are the phenomenological appearance of the manifold contemporary economic technologies for extracting surplus value and enacting surplus populations, these ever more primitive accumulations require thinkin... [Chicago] [Interccect] [neoliberalism] [politics]

February 27, 3PM

Sovereign aesthetics, aesthetics of sovereignty, the power of the image, the poverty of the image, the state of exception, the real exception to the image –Arne De Boever’s new work on art history’s contribution to the philosophy of sovereignty invi... [Benjamin] [Interccect]

January 30, 9AM

“There exists a specific sensory experience that holds the promise of both a new world of Art and a new life for individuals and the community, namely, the Aesthetic.” – Jacques Rancière, Dissensus. InterCcECT is pleased to announce two... [Interccect]

August 1, 9AM

What remains of the theory of the state, after the laments of sovereignty and the ecstasy of vitalism? InterCcECT is taking our dialectic to the streets, to Hegel’s Philosophy of Right  and its culminating vision of world historical formations. Jo... [Hegel] [Interccect]

June 11, 5PM

Totalizing, teleologizing, triadic: standard readings of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit are monotone. In The Hegel Variations, Fredric Jameson re-encounters the rhythm and dynamism of the text, reprising the fluidity of the negative. Come tune your... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Hegel] [Interccect] [Jameson]
Totalizing, teleologizing, triadic: standard readings of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit are monotone. In The Hegel Variations, Fredric Jameson re-encounters the rhythm and dynamism of the text, reprising the fluidity of the negative. Come tune your... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Hegel] [Interccect] [Jameson]

November 1 2013, 8AM

From systems theory to object oriented ontology, the post-human to the multitude, empiricism and its latent historicism underlie the most orthodox (and most contentious) questions and methods in the humanities today. In Historicity and Holism,  Joshua Ka... [blog posts] [Chicago] [Deleuze] [derrida] [Interccect] [kant]

September 25, 2PM

Catherine Malabou has rapidly elasticized possible futures for Continental Philosophy by reorienting our understanding of Hegelian thought around the notion of plasticity, “a capacity to receive form and a capacity to produce form.” In her rec... [blog posts] [Deleuze] [derrida] [Hegel] [Heidegger] [Interccect] [Malabou]

July 17, 4PM

The aesthetic resistance to theory. Aesthetic indistinction. The aesthetic that theorizes itself. The sensitivities and perceptions that exceed theoretical vision. (Not) knowing it when you see it. Autonomy. Does the new aesthetic turn adequately grapple ... [aesthetics] [Chicago] [Interccect]

June 5, 3PM

Jameson’s recent Representing Capital encounters Marx’s first volume through foregrounding the reading modes necessary to appreciate Marx’s writing modes, which are themselves not peripheral to the subject matter but essential. Jameson w... [Chicago] [Interccect] [Jameson] [Marx] [Marxism]

May 17, 7AM

As semesters adjourn and quarters eye the end, InterCcECT invites you to propose summer projects.  What are your summer reading goals?  Writing goals?  Want to convene a session or working group?  InterCcECT wants you! May is wrapping up with a theory... [Agamben] [blog posts] [Interccect] [Paul Reading Group events] [phenomenology] [Psychoanalysis]