Thoughts on PIC

Clearly I did not follow through a vague promise to live blog during the conference: having my computer out felt intrusive and, frankly, most papers were limited to 15 minutes and I would just be replicating what was in the abstracts. The papers, on the whole, were outstanding, and given the larger work on time out there, I was surprised not to hear more Deleuze, thoguh there were papers on Agamben, Benjamin, Kristeva, Derrida, and other usual subjects. It was a lot of fun, not least because I met bloggers and/or contributors to RPR that I hadn’t met in person: since the bulk of the attendees were fresh PhDs, I think this was a timely reminder of the future of the profession…

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