David Roberts – Crowds, Cancer, Clones: Houellebecq rewrites Canetti

Crowds, Cancer, Clones: Houellebecq rewrites Canetti Professor David Roberts will presenting a paper at the University of Melbourne on May the 5th 2017 The importance of Aldous Huxley for Michel Houellebecq has long been recognised. Atomised (Les particules elementaires, 1998) and The Possibility of an Island both engage with Huxley’s utopian fictions. What has not been recognised is the…

9th Annual Castoriadis in the Antipodes Conference, Melbourne 2016

‘Postscripts from the Antipodes’ 28th of November 2016 City Campus, La Trobe University 360 Collins Street, Melbourne. The Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology, Department of Social Inquiry, La Trobe University invites you to the 9th annual conference of the Castoriadis in the Antipodes Network. The Castoriadis in the Antipodes conference encourages an encounter of…

Seminar: the Persistence of Graffiti

This event is at the Bundoora campus of La Trobe University. To register, enter your name in the box below, and click ‘Submit’. An email will be sent to our mailbox. Download PDF flyer: persistence-of-graffiti-seminar This is a free event, registration is for the estimation of attendance.

2016 Annual Lecture: Chiara Bottici

To register, enter your name in the box below, and click ‘Submit’. An email will be sent to our mailbox. Download PDF flyer: Thesis Eleven 2016 Annual Lecture This is a free event, registration is for the estimation of attendance.

Sook and Tired: A conversation about race and the media

Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology and the Department of Social Inquiry present: Sisonke Msimang Sook and Tired: A conversation about race and the media In the last few years, questions of racial justice have re-emerged in America, South Africa and Australia.  This conversation will look at media coverage of police brutality against African-Americans, and…