Dr Robert Sinnerbrink on Inland Empire, and more

Do I have some treats for you!

Robert Sinnerbrink
Hollywood in Trouble: David Lynch's Inland Empire
Wednesday 28 July from 5-7pm in ib3.307

This Wednesday 28 July from 5-7pm in ib3.307 Dr Robert Sinnerbrink (Macquarie University) will present ‘Hollywood in Trouble: David Lynch's Inland Empire’.

Please note that I listed the wrong date for Dr Sinnerbrink's presentation in my email last week. The presentation is this Wednesday, not this Thursday.

Just for good measure, you'll find a good synopsis/analysis of Lynch's film at http://www.waggish.org/2006/12/28/david-lynchs-inland-empire-hypotheses-and-spoilers/. This should have you primed for Wednesday.

Coming presentation:
Professor Renata Salecl
Tyranny of Choice and the Desire to Control the Future: Subjectivity in Late Capitalism
Wednesday 11 August from 5pm in ib3.307

On Wednesday 11 August from 5pm in ib3.307 Professor Renata Salecl will present Tyranny of Choice and the Desire to Control the Future: Subjectivity in Late Capitalism.

Renata Salecl is Professor of Law at the London School of Economics and a Senior Researcher in the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She also teaches as a Visiting Professor at Cardozo School of Law in New York. She has been Fellow at Wissenschafts Kolleg in Berlin, Visiting Professor of Law at Humbolt University in Berlin, Visiting Humanities Professor at George Washington University in Washington, DC, Visiting Professor at Duke University in Durham, NC, and Fellow at Remarque Institute at NYU.

Her books include On Anxiety, Spoils of Freedom and Perversions of Love and Hate and the edited Sexuations. Her newly published Choice (Profile Books) is a brilliant study of the nature of choice, showing the despair to which limitless freedom can lead. Her work brings together law, criminology and psychoanalysis.

This promises to be another philosophically engaging trimester at Deakin.

Enjoy!

Dylan Nickelson,
President, Deakin Philosophical Society.

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