Reading Loop 6, Wednesday 16th March, 6pm

This week’s session on the idea of the spandrel will be led by Conn Redden and Amanda Crawley Jackson.
The texts are:

  • Franz Kafka, ‘The Giant Mole’
  • Stephen J. Gould and Richard C. Lewontin, The Spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian Paradigm: A Critique of the Adaptationist Programme
  • Adrian Lahoud, ‘Architecture, Contingency and Crisis: An Interview with Slavoj Žižek’
  • About PlastiCités
    Amanda Crawley Jackson lectures in French at the University of Sheffield (UK). She specialises in existentialist philosophy, urban spatialities and contemporary visual arts from France and the French-speaking world.

    2 Responses to Reading Loop 6, Wednesday 16th March, 6pm

    1. PlastiCités says:

      If you’re interested in Zizek’s treatment of spandrels, you might also be interested in: http://www.lacan.com/essays/?page_id=218

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