The London Graduate School is a doctoral programme, postgraduate seminar and series of events in contemporary critical theory offered in central London and Kingston University. The London Graduate School offers accredited PhD, MPhil and MA by Research degrees, in a richly stimulating and closely supportive environment that brings together world-leading scholars in literature, culture, media, theory, and philosophy, major figures in contemporary art practice, film-making and writing, and ambitious and creative students working at the forefront of their disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields. Students of the London Graduate School enjoy unprecedented access in London to a programme of cutting-edge academic and cultural events.
Oct 2014Philosophical Screens: ‘Cinema’s Spectral Voyages’ - Michael Goddard on "Three Crowns of a Sailor"
Sep 2014Schedule for Werner Hamacher: Gesture, Performativity, Language (September 30, 2014)
Royal College of Art
Click here to listen to Werner Hamacher give his plenary address at the LGS/RCA symposium on his work, ‘Gesture, Performativity, Language’, held on 30 September 2014 at the Royal College of Art. Professor Hamacher’s paper is entitled TÒ AUTÓ , THE SAME, – – (Celan with Parmenides and Heidegger). Werner Hamacher is Emmanuel Levinas Chair at the European […]
Raoul Ruiz’s surreal fantasy of a sailor’s dreamlike voyage provides much to discuss. In the latest edition of our series exploring the connections between philosophy and film, Michael Goddard (author of Impossible Cartographies: The Cinema of Raoul Ruiz) presents a screening of Ruiz’s surreal fantasy, in which a sailor navigates dreamlike geographies, weaving wonderful stories. […]
A special issue of the on-line journal Postmodern Culture, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press, is now available. Focussing on the topic of “Debt”, this features essays by Etienne Balibar, Simon Morgan Wortham, Samuel Weber, Martin McQuillan and Fred Botting. Arising initially from the London Graduate School’s symposium on “Debt” held in March 2013, […]
WERNER HAMACHER: GESTURE, PERFORMATIVITY, LANGUAGE An event jointly organised by the London Graduate School and the Royal College of Art. Convened by Andrew Benjamin and Chiara Alfano, and featuring Werner Hamacher To be held at Royal College of Art in Humanities Seminar Room 1, 2nd Floor, Stevens Building, 2-6 Jay Mews, London SW7 2EP SCHEDULE: […]
Presented by the London Graduate School in association with Bloomsbury Publishing: Elissa Marder on “Dream and the Guillotine: Femininity, Photography and Other Scenes of Fixation” was held on June 9, 2014. Click here to listen to a recording of the event. Abstract: “What is the relation between the singular unreality of the world of a […]