Things—In Theory

Don DeLillo, New York City, 1990s How do the literary, visual, and plastic arts fashion questions about the object world and our relation to it? By Dr. Bill Brown / 01.01.2016 Karla Scherer Distinguished Service Professor in American Culture University of Chicago n the opening pages of Falling Man, an unidentified consciousness struggles to apprehend the[…]

Making Home in Britain: Asian Immigration and Assimilation in the 19th Century

British Library, Public Domain How early Asian settlers earned a living and made a home in Britain.      By (left-to-right) Dr. Susheila Nasta, Dr. Florian Stadtler, and Dr. Rozina Visram Nasta: Professor of English, The Open University Stadtler: Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literatures, University of Exeter Visram: Independent Scholar in Asian Studies Making a permanent home in Britain was not[…]

War and Peace in Plato’s Political Thought

In Ancient Greece, was considered as a normal state and peace was seen only as an exception or a temporary truce during a long lasting conflict. By Joan-Antoine Mallet / 01.2017 Philosophy Pre-Doctoral Associate L’université Paul-Valéry-Montpellier Abstract In Ancient Greece, the relation between war and peace used to have an ambiguous meaning. War was considered as[…]