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February 2014 The factors that contribute to the inexorable rise of fascism in societies, described here, have to be identified, understood and undermined by critical theory as soon as they occur, so that political action can confront them...On 18
With infectious zeal and a voracious appetite for popular culture, cultural theorist superstar Slavoj Zizek literally goes inside some truly epochal movies, all the better to explore and expose how they reinforce prevailing ideologies.
Infrapolitics and the (Non)Subject : On Ethics, Politics, and Radical Alterity. Harry Walton (Edinburgh): The Constitution of the Subject in the Works of Michel Foucault . Simone Gustafsson (Melbourne): Outside of Being : Animal Being in Agamben's
Yoking together disparate topics with critical theory, Zizek's fixation is revealing the social and psychological prejudices latent in pop culture. The film features Zizek parsing a number of films and their relations to history; keeping us visually
Each idea sprays out of the controversial Slovenian philosopher and cultural theorist in a jet of words. He is like a water balloon, perforated in so many areas that its content gushes out in all directions. The result is that, as an interviewer,
Slavoj Zizek 's latest book is Less Than Nothing , about Hegel. He is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. Trouble in Paradise Slavoj Zizek on the global protest In his early writings, Marx described the German
Slavoj Zizeks Ideological Inquisition Slavoj Zizek questions everyday ideology in a new film with Sophie Fiennes...Petersburg Times Published: April 30, 2013 (Issue # 1757) If you trust your instinct, you will never be free. So says philosopher
David Levene/guardian.co.uk He has been called the Elvis of philosophy and the Marx Brother, had a book of his philosophical jokes published in an edition of one by a conceptual artist and been linked via a viral internet hoax to Lady Gaga.
Story The sequel is a singular trip through some iconic American film moments, in which Zizek is inserted into the action sitting on an ice floe next to Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in the final scene of Titanic , lying on the bed like a
He regularly lectures to overflow crowds, is the subject of a documentary film (called simply Zizek! ), and surely counts as one of the world's most visible advocates of left-wing ideas. When Zizek first broke into the English-speaking academic scene,