#TheoryTime – A Master Thread

  One of the more constant questions I get is whether I archive or store my tweets anywhere. Whilst I understand this, there is something about the immediacy, the fleeting-ness of twitter as a medium that I like - it creates a kind of camaraderie of the people who are around at that moment which … Continue reading #TheoryTime – A Master Thread

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Dasein in the Online Age

What is the nature of being? In a post-modern world with an ever increasing plurality of selves and subjects, where old certainties of what it means to be are increasingly fragile or outdated, ontology seems a somewhat old-fashioned intellectual tradition. The effects and consequences of Being are all around us, and thus the nature of … Continue reading Dasein in the Online Age

Reflection, Refraction and Response

“We have to stay brave, energetic, and stubborn—we can’t walk away from the fight. Sparring is how you build endurance, how you learn to be quick on your feet and develop a sense of humour” Nadya Tolokonnikova in a letter to Slavoj Zizek It is a truth of structuralism, widely accepted and intuitively attractive, that … Continue reading Reflection, Refraction and Response

Thinking and Theory: REGISTRATION

Since starting this project of talking and learning about literary theory and criticism on Twitter last year there's been something I've wanted to do - collaborate and engage with interested people on a deeper level. Whilst Twitter is a great medium it's one that has a limit to the interaction that can happen - there … Continue reading Thinking and Theory: REGISTRATION