• The Scandal of the Human

    Christopher Peterson, Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts, Western Sydney University

    • 14 September, 2017, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • 3335 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • According to many scholars of the nonhuman turn, the scandal of theory lies in its failure to decenter the human. The real scandal, however, is that we keep trying. Do we not risk denying the human—or rather the persistence of its phantasm—in our enthusiasm to mark a decisive “turn” toward the nonhuman? I argue that […]

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