Walter Benjamin

Type: Person
Name: Walter Benjamin
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

REFLECTIONS ON EDOUARD LEVÉ’S "WORKS"

Eric Lundgren at The Quarterly Conversation: Levé’s projects often invite us into discomfort, into awkward gaping at the failures of art. This work features a number of speakers—a confused adolescent trying to recount a dream, an old man recalling ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

In the name of cash: U2′s Apple virus

Last week, 500 million iTunes users received a  $100 million virus . Given without consent and received without gratitude, Apple’s gift horse of a new U2 album is surely the biggest gust of halitosis to blow from Ireland since Shane MacGowan was last ... [Published Crikey Media - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Life Audited at the San Francisco Fringe

Steve Mize's energetic one-man-many-characters road show at the San Francisco Fringe 2014 is a David and Goliath, IRS and Tax Payer story featuring his girlfriend, a Marlon Brando imitator, a painter, a yuppy cocktail philosopher, an elderly adviser and ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Homogenization of Culture?

You will have more than one profession,” the astrologer said to me, “at worst, you live a life of different interest, scattered; at best, and you will live a long life and find the connections.” That remembrance came to me as I read “The Naysayers” in ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Do Adorno and Benjamin Still Speak to Us?

THERE’s an excellent Alex Ross essay in the latest New Yorker on the Frankfurt School and the rise and fall and perhaps rise again of its reputation. Ross leads this way:In Jonathan Franzen’s 2001 novel, “The Corrections,” a disgraced academic named Chip ... [Published Arts Journal - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

'What We See When We Read': Covers, Imagination, and Everything in Between (Review)

Before going on to design book covers for publishers such as Vintage and Knopf, Peter Mendelsund was largely oblivious to them. “What did I see then when looking at the front of a book if not the cover? The title and author’s name. Which is to say, I ... [Published Pop Matters - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The concatenation of the African role in the war of 1914-1918 or World War I

cc GBM Commemorations of the centenary of the start of World War I deny Africa’s role in that history. What was the point of Africa's involvement in that war and at what cost to families and communities? European powers stand guilty of using Africans ... [Published Pambazuka News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, and the critique of pop culture

Alex Ross at The New Yorker: To read the biographies of Benjamin and Adorno side by side—Eiland and Jennings’s new book, seven hundred and sixty-eight pages long, takes a place on the shelf next to Stefan Müller-Doohm’s hardly less massive 2003 ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sharon Ann Francisco Walter, 71; Jeffersonville

Funeral services for Sharon Ann Francisco Walter, 71, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel, with burial to follow at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville. She died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Providence Retirement ... [Published NewsandTribune.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Fallen Angel

©IMEC, FONDS MCC, DIST. RMN-GRAND PALAIS/ART RESOURCE, NYBenjamins reputation has soared since his death in 1940.N early 75 years ago, at the outset of World War Two, stranded between official borderlines, right on the edge of things, the German Jewish ... [Published City Journal - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Thursday, Oct. 16: “Port Bou”

The premiere of new opera by composer and performer Elliott Sharp, depicting the final moments of philosopher Walter Benjamin’s life as he flees Nazi-occupied France. Where: • 22 Boerum Pl. at Livingston Street • (718) 330–0313 Web site: http://www.issueproj​ectroom.org ... [Published Brooklyn Papers - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The pathos of Stefan Zweig and his overdue revival

Adam Kirsch in The New Republic: The careers of Stefan Zweig and Walter Benjamin offer a contrast so perfect as to become almost a parable. The two writers were contemporaries—Benjamin was born in 1892, Zweig in 1881—and both operated in the same ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 29 2014]

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REFLECTIONS ON EDOUARD LEVÉ’S "WORKS" [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 20 2014]
The unknown universe [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 20 2014]
Building Sights [Published British Journal of Photography - Sep 19 2014]
In the name of cash: U2′s Apple virus [Published Crikey Media - Sep 16 2014]
Are Malema and the EFF a threat to democracy? [Published Politicsweb - Sep 15 2014]
Life Audited at the San Francisco Fringe [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
The Homogenization of Culture? [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 14 2014]
Do Adorno and Benjamin Still Speak to Us? [Published Arts Journal - Sep 13 2014]
LETTER: 9.12.14 [Published Yale Daily News - Sep 12 2014]
'What We See When We Read': Covers, Imagination... [Published Pop Matters - Sep 11 2014]
The concatenation of the African role in the wa... [Published Pambazuka News - Sep 11 2014]
[tt] [liberationtech] CAMRI Seminars Autumn 201... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 11 2014]
Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, and the critiq... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
Indonesia's storm in a D-cup [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 09 2014]
02-09-14 - NOS em D’ Bandada fills up Porto’s h... [Published Noodls - Sep 08 2014]
Sharon Ann Francisco Walter, 71; Jeffersonville [Published NewsandTribune.com - Sep 08 2014]
A Rebellion At The Venice Architecture Biennale [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 04 2014]
Don’t Miss: Ori Gersht at CMA and Pizzuti Colle... [Published Columbus - Sep 04 2014]
Wilda Genevieve Dixon [Published Kane Republican Online - Sep 03 2014]
The aesthetics of a permanent state of exception [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 01 2014]
Fallen Angel [Published City Journal - Aug 31 2014]
Thursday, Oct. 16: “Port Bou” [Published Brooklyn Papers - Aug 30 2014]
The pathos of Stefan Zweig and his overdue revival [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 29 2014]
The God who answers with fire is God [Published Boston Pilot - Aug 29 2014]
Exhibit preview: The traumatic beauty of Ori Ge... [Published Columbus Alive - Aug 28 2014]
Reading Your Way Through Life: Still More Reade... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
Walk to Freedom [Published Indian Express - Aug 27 2014]
Black Cultural Archives give a living history o... [Published Socialist Worker - Aug 26 2014]
"Push 2 Stops" & More [Published Lens Culture - Aug 26 2014]
TELEKOM AUSTRIA : invites Arianna Huffington to... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 26 2014]
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REFLECTIONS ON EDOUARD LEVÉ’S "WORKS" [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 20 2014]
Eric Lundgren at The Quarterly Conversation: Levé’s projects often invite us into discomfort, into awkward gaping at the failures of art. This work features a number of speakers—a confused adolescent trying to recount a dream, an old man recalling ...
[tt] [liberationtech] CAMRI Seminars Autumn 201... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 11 2014]
University of WestminsterCommunication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) Research SeminarsAutumn 2014 http://fuchs.uti.at/wp-content/CAMRIautumn2014.pdf Overview: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/camri/research-seminars Programme: Jenny Chan: Dying ...
Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, and the critiq... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
Alex Ross at The New Yorker: To read the biographies of Benjamin and Adorno side by side—Eiland and Jennings’s new book, seven hundred and sixty-eight pages long, takes a place on the shelf next to Stefan Müller-Doohm’s hardly less massive 2003 ...
The pathos of Stefan Zweig and his overdue revival [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 29 2014]
Adam Kirsch in The New Republic: The careers of Stefan Zweig and Walter Benjamin offer a contrast so perfect as to become almost a parable. The two writers were contemporaries—Benjamin was born in 1892, Zweig in 1881—and both operated in the same ...
Reading Your Way Through Life: Still More Reade... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 28 2014]
by Matthew Sitman Reading all the reader responses to my question about the books, poems, and stories that have meant the most to you has been such a rewarding experience. My reading list certainly has grown even more unmanageable. What I’ve appreciated ...
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