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Mar 7 2016 | Stanford Humanities Center Boardroom | Posted In: Lecture
How did the American family become a machine? Starting in the 1950s a community of progressive mental health therapists, ethnographers, and artists around the Bay Area put forth visions of the modern American family as a cybernetic machine. Researchers including anthropologist Gregory Bateson,...
Mar 4 2016 | History Corner, Room 307 | Posted In: Lecture
Space reports back these days ― in a brutal way. While we are told that Europe's external borders have stopped to exist, old legal-political concepts loom in the background of the current discussion on the Decline of the West: mare nostrum, mare clausum, res omnium, and the (impossible) Nomos of...
Feb 23 2016 | Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 6pm to 8pm | Posted In: Of Interest
"Migration, Farming, Labor, and Livelihoods" With distinguished participant Héctor Hoyos, Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture, Stanford University Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:00 to 8:00pm Margaret Jacks Hall (Bldg. 460) Terrace Room (4th Floor)  
Jan 26 2016 | Due April 1, 2016 | Posted In: CFP
The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and "New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on 'How Matter Comes to Matter' " will hold the Seventh Annual Conference on New Materialisms from September 21-23, 2016 in Warsaw. The conference topic is "Performing...
Jan 15 2016 | Bolivar House | Posted In: Lecture
In this provocative lecture on El té de Dios (2010), by the Argentine writer César Aira (b. 1949), Hoyos focuses on a singular question: what can the Higgs boson, an Indian monkey God, and the Tea Party tell us about the agency of literature? The talk will be in English, with bilingual materials....

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