Judith Butler, Amelia Jones, Achille Mbembe, and many more, at the VU

by Katja Kwastek Next week, 5-7 April 2017, our big international conference ‘Critical Theory in the Humanities: Resonances of the Work of Judith Butler,’ will take place.  Together with colleagues from philosophy (Wouter Goris, Annemie Halsema) and literature studies (Roel van den Oever), we organized this conference to encourage discussion amongst scholars from various disciplines… Read More Judith Butler, Amelia Jones, Achille Mbembe, and many more, at the VU

Screening: Reyner Banham loves Los Angeles

By Tim Verlaan. Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles is a fascinating 1972 documentary about Los Angeles, in which architectural historian Reyner Banham is our tour guide. Driving around in a rented Chevrolet, he admits a passionate love affair with the city’s highway system, praising the qualities of an urban environment that is still derided by most architecture… Read More Screening: Reyner Banham loves Los Angeles