On four evenings, Volt will host a reading group in a studio space. The events will feature conversations and discussions of texts by Giorgio Agamben, Rosi Braidotti, Gilles Deleuze, Quentin Meillassoux and Platon.
Introductions by Amund Ove Børdahl, Åsne Hagen, Claus Halberg, Kari Jegerstedt and Vibeke Andrea Tellmann.
7 March at 20:00
Giorgio Agamben "What is the Contemporary" in What is an Apparatus (Stanford University Press 2009).
Introduction by Åsne Hagen, sociologist.
18 April at 20:00
Quentin Meillassoux, "Ancestrality" in After Finitude (Bloomsbury 2008).
Introduction by Claus Halberg, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen.
23 May at 20:00
Platon, an excerpt from Sofisten.
Introduction by Amund Ove Børdahl, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen
Gilles Deleuze, “Platon og simulakret”, Agora, nr 2-3, 1989.
Introduction by Vibeke Andrea Tellmann, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen.
30 May at 20:00
Rosi Braidotti, an excerpt from the book The Posthuman (Polity Press, 2013).
Introduction by Kari Jegerstedt, Associate Professor Centre for Womens and Gender Research at the University of Bergen.