24/11: Claire Colebrook (Penn State): “End of the Archive, End of the World”

Thursday 24 November @1PM-2:30PM | Hybrid format Register to attend in-person (RMIT City Campus, Building 80 Level 10 Room 17) here. Register to attend online here. Claire Colebrook (Penn State University): “End of the Archive, End of the World” Jacques Derrida argued that there was already, within Plato, a distinct sense that what made reason […]

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17/11: Helen Ngo (Deakin): “When Language is Not a Home: Diasporic Bilingualism and Dwelling In-between”

Thursday 17 November @1PM-2:30PM | Hybrid format Register to attend in-person (RMIT City Campus, Building 80 Level 10 Room 17) here. Register to attend online here. Helen Ngo (Deakin University): When Language is Not a Home: Diasporic Bilingualism and Dwelling In-between” This talk takes up the idea of language as a home and dwelling, and […]

10/11: Laura Roberts (Flinders): “Toward a Feminist Political Philosophy of the City”

Thursday 10 November @1PM-2:30PM online (MS Teams) Register here. Laura Roberts (Flinders University): Toward a Feminist Political Philosophy of the City” This paper is an initial attempt to sketch out a feminist political philosophy of the city. Inspired by Elizabeth Grosz’s model of a Bodies-Cities interface in which bodies and cities are seen to be […]

3/11: M.D. Murtagh (Emory): “An Onto-Ethics of Transsexual Difference”

Thursday 3 November @1PM-2:30PM online (MS Teams) Register here. M.D. Murtagh (Emory): “An Onto-Ethics of Transsexual Difference” In “An Onto-Ethics of Transsexual Difference,” MD Murtagh resists that the philosophy of sexual difference is inherently transphobic and should therefore be discarded by feminist theory and trans studies altogether, supplemented entirely by gender performativity. Rather, he argues […]

Series #6 beginning 3 Nov 2022

The Non/fiction Lab at RMIT is thrilled to announce that Philosophies of Difference is convening a new seminar series in November.  November POD Seminars Thursdays (AEDT) from 1-2:30pm Online Seminars Hybrid Seminars at RMIT City Campus and Online   Venue & Registration Links: Online Seminars will be hosted on Microsoft Teams. Register to attend online […]

Series #5 starting Tues 26 Oct

The Non/fiction Lab at RMIT is thrilled to announce that Philosophies of Difference is convening a new online seminar series in October and November.  POD SEMINAR SERIES Tuesdays from 1-2:30pm AEDT  Register for this event here. Once you have registered you will receive and email with the event link. Schedule:*Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had […]

Elizabeth Grosz, ‘Ruyer & Embryogenesis’ – Audio recording now available!

For those who missed our last PoD Online seminar, the audio recording of Elizabeth Grosz’s ‘Ruyer and Embryogenesis’ can be streamed below. For previous selected PoD seminars, please check out our Soundcloud. ELIZABETH GROSZ  Ruyer and EmbryogenesisThis talk will address the hauntingly strange writings of Raymond Ruyer, a contemporary of Gilbert Simondon and a strong […]

Elizabeth Grosz (25/11): ‘Ruyer & Embryogenesis’

You are warmly invited to a Philosophies of Difference Seminar presented in partnership with the Non/fiction Lab: ELIZABETH GROSZ  Ruyer and EmbryogenesisThis talk will address the hauntingly strange writings of Raymond Ruyer, a contemporary of Gilbert Simondon and a strong influence on the writings of Gilles Deleuze. It provides a broad introduction to his writings […]

Rebecca Hill on the Philosopher’s Zone, + links to PoD media

Rebecca Hill (RMIT), one of the founders/convenors of PoD, was recently featured on ABC’s podcast, The Philosopher’s Zone. Listen here! ‘Philosophy in a nutshell pt3: Derrida and the text’ In 1967, French philosopher Jacques Derrida wrote “There is nothing outside the text”. Or did he? It’s a bad translation that’s launched a thousand bad interpretations […]