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Debt: The Sublimated Object of Capital
(Journal of Cultural Studies, 2014)
In psychoanalysis, a ‘sublime object’ is one that signifies the transformation of a condition of impossibility into one of possibility. On the one hand, it represents a moment of internalized prohibition that transforms ...
“Trump” - What does the name signify?; or, Protofascism and the Alt-Right: Three Contradictions of the Present Conjuncture.
(Cultural Politics, 2018)
This article examines the rise of the alt-right and Donald Trump’s successful campaign for president of the United States in the context of three overlapping contradictions: that of subversion in postmodern culture and ...
The Entrepreneurial Subject and the Objectivization of the Self in Social Media
(Duke University Press, 2015)
Class Struggle and Displacement: Slavoj Žižek and Film Theory
(Cultural Politics, 2009)
In the following,largue against cognitivist film scholars, such as David Bordwell and Noel Carroll, for the relevance of Slavoj Žižek in the field of film criticism and theory. I argue that Žižek's work presents a wholly ...
Ideology Critique and Film Criticism in the New Media Ecology
(Film Criticism, 2016-01)
Between Theory and Post-Theory; or, Slavoj Žižek in Film Studies and Out
(Canadian Journal of Film Studies, 2011)
Par une lecture minutieuse de son livre, The Fright of Real Tears: Krzysztof Kieslowski Between Theory and Post-Theory (2001), cet article défend la pertinence des travaux de Slavoj Žižek pour les études cinématographiques. ...
Reading Emancipation Backwards: Laclau, Žižek and the Critique of Ideology in Emancipatory Politics
(International Journal of Žižek Studies, 2008)
Morality or Enjoyment? On Althusser’s Ideological Supplement of the Law
The Apostle of Reason: Hegel & The Desire for Emancipation in the 21st Century
(CT&T: Continental Thought and Theory, 2019-09-18)
This article critically engages Todd McGowan's book, Emancipation After Hegel. Through McGowan's book, the author offers a Marxist-Hegelian interpretation of universal emancipation elaborated through a Lacanian psychoanalytic ...
Dialectical Materialism and the 'Feminine Sublime'
Drawing primarily on Slavoj Žižek’s Lacanian reading of Kant and Hegel, but also taking up arguments made by Joan Copjec and Fredric Jameson, this article asserts a conception of the ‘feminine sublime’ in accordance with ...