Posts Tagged ‘miscellaneous’

Travel days

Posted: 16 July 2015 in Uncategorized
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I’ll be traveling for a few days. No posts then until I return. . .

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“I think but I don’t exist,” Lisbon, Portugal (2015)

Travel days

Posted: 21 June 2015 in Uncategorized
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Off for 10 days or so. No posts then until I return. . .

Travel days

Posted: 10 May 2015 in Uncategorized
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A few travel days ahead. No posts then until I arrive. . .

Travel days

Posted: 2 May 2015 in Uncategorized
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A couple of travel days ahead. So, no posts until I return. . .

Travel days

Posted: 24 April 2015 in Uncategorized
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A few travel days ahead. So, no posts until I return. . .

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I’m off tomorrow to teach a couple of classes and to give a university-wide lecture on “Utopia and Critique: A Marxian Perspective” at Manchester University.

From my opening remarks:

It is indeed a sign of our times that I have been invited to address you all this evening on the idea of utopia and from an explicitly Marxian perspective. It’s a sign that, in the midst of the Second Great Depression, capitalism is being calling into question and more and more people are searching for and imagining alternatives. And it’s a sign of the vibrancy of this university, which clearly welcomes the discussion of critique, even as across the country students and faculty members are being encouraged to put aside critical thinking and get on with the business of education.