Reading Group

READING GROUP 2019 – 2020

Thursday 23 January 2020 – 4 to 5.15 (Room 106, 43 Gordon Square)
Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, What is Philosophy? (1991)
Introduction and chapter 1.

Thursday 6 February 2020 – 4 to 5.15 (Room 106, 43 Gordon Square)
Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, What is Philosophy? (1991)
Chapter 2

Thursday 27 Feb 2020 – 4 to 5 (Clore Building, 102, 27 Torrington Sq.)
Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, What is Philosophy? (1991)
Chapter 3

Thursday 12 March 2020 – 4 to 5.15 (Room 106, 43 Gordon Square)
Because of the ongoing strike in Higher Education this session is cancelled.

Thursday 26 March 2020 – 4 to 5.15 (Room 106, 43 Gordon Square)
Because of the Coronavirus epidemic, this session is cancelled.

Friday 12 June 2020 – 3 to 4 (online)
Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, What is Philosophy? (1991)
Chapter 4
Please book a place here giving your email address to receive the link nearer the time


2018-2019

Deleuze and Guattari

  • Tuesday 29 January 2019, 4 to 5 pm, room B03:
    Félix Guattari – The Three Ecologies (Athlone, 2000), 27-69.

  • Tuesday 12 February 2019, 2 to 3.30 pm, room B13:
    Deleuze and Guattari – “1227: Treatise on Nomadology:-The War  Machine ” (12th Plateau in A Thousand Plateaus)

  • Tuesday 5 March 2019, 4 to 5.30 pm, room 106:
    Gilles Deleuze – “Desert Islands” in Desert Islands and Other Texts 1953-1974 (2004), 9-14. 
    AND “Control and Becoming” in Negotiations (1995), 169-176.

  • Tuesday 26 March 2019, 2 to 3.30 pm, room 106:
    Deleuze and Guattari – Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature. Please read at least Chapter 3 (“What is a minor literature?”).

  • Thursday 16 May 2019, 6 to 7.30 pm, room 106:
    Deleuze and Guattari – “November 20, 1923: Postulates of Linguistics” (4th Plateau in A Thousand Plateaus)

  • Tuesday 18 June, 6 to 7.30 pm, room 224:
    Gilles Deleuze – Difference and Repetition. Chapter 3: The Image of Thought.

2015-2016

Deleuze and Guattari

Time: 2pm to 3.30pm
43 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPD

Tuesday 19 January 2016, Room 112 : Gary Genosko ed., The Guattari Reader, 1996. Extract.

Tuesday 16 February 2016, Room 112 : Deleuze & Guattari, Anti-Oedipus, 1972. Extract.

Tuesday 15 March 2016, Room 112 : François Dosse, Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari: Intersecting Lives, 2010. Extract.

Tuesday 17 May 2016, Room 112 : Deleuze & Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus, 1980. Extract.

Tuesday 14 June 2016, The Keynes Library : Félix Guattari, Machinic Eros: Writings on Japan (2015). Extracts.


Wednesday 18 March 2015, 2-4, The Keynes Library,
43 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPD
Oliver James‘s chapter ‘Scripting Our Conscience, Aged 3 to 6’

Book

Tuesday 20 November 2012 – 2pm – room 408
R.D. Laing
Sanity, Madness and the Family
(Penguin, 1964)

Monday 14 January 2013 – 1pm – room 408
Julia Kristeva
‘The Adolescent Novel’
Abjection, Melancholia and Love
(Routledge: 2012)

Monday 18 March 2013 – 2pm – room 408
Alison Bechdel
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
(Jonathan Cape: 2006)

Monday 10 June 2013 – 2pm – room 408
David Cooper
Death of the Family
(Allen Lane: 1971)

Monday 14 November 2012 – 2pm – room 408
D.W. Winnicott
Playing and Reality
(Routledge, 1991)

Book

Monday 20 February 2012 – 2pm – room 408
J. Butler
‘Violence, Mourning, Politics’ in Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence
(Verso, 2004)

Monday 30 April 2012 – 2pm – room 408
J. Carsten
After Kinship
(Cambridge University Press, 2003)

Wednesday 27 June 2011 – 2pm – room 408
Toni Morrison
Home
(Chatto & Windus, 2012)

Tuesday 16 November 2011 – 2pm – room 408
Leo Bersani & Ulysse Dutoit
Chapter II, Forms of Being (BFI: 2003)

Tuesday 22 February 2011 – 2pm – room 408
Jacques Rancière: “Contemporary art and the politics of aesthetics”
Communities of Sense: Rethinking Aesthetics and Politics
Eds. Beth Hinderliter, William Kaizen & Vered Maimon
(Duke University Press, 2009)

Tuesday 17 May 2011 – 2pm – room 408
Jacques Rancière: “The aesthetic revolution and its outcomes”
Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics
(Continuum, 2009)

Book

5 May 2010 – 2pm – room 102
Erving Goffman
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
(Penguin, 1990)

4 March 2010 – 2pm – room 102
Thomas Dumm: Loneliness as a Way of Life
(Harvard University Press, 2008)

18 November 2009 – 2pm – room 102
Christopher Peterson
Kindred Specters: Death, Mourning, and American Affinity
(University of Minnesota Press, 2007)

29 April 2009 – 2pm – room 102
Leo Bersani and Adam Phillips: Intimacies
(Chicago University Press, 2008)