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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 ...
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 ...
The Entrepreneurial Subject and the Objectivization of the Self in Social Media
(Duke University Press, 2015)
Morality or Enjoyment? On Althusser’s Ideological Supplement of the Law
“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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Love and Sex in the Age of Capitalist Realism: On Spike Jonze’s Her
(The University of Texas Press, 2017)
Spike Jonze’s Her (2013) is a film about a romantic relationship between a man and an operating system. Using a Lacanian and Žižekian psychoanalytic framework, we interpret this film in the context of what the cultural ...