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Critical Conversations 10 – “Tenderness,” Or Putting Neoliberalism On The Analyst’s Couch (Announcement)

When: Tuesday, June 29, 10am Mountain Standard Time How: Zoom. By Advance Registration. Please register at the following link below. You must register in advance of the seminar, whereupon you will be automatically sent the actual Zoom participation link. Registration Link: https://udenver.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pfuyhpjgpHdD9Q6WnILxJi64XICWHkaaN General Contact: editor.thenewpolis@gmail.com Moderator: Carl Raschke, Senior Editor, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory, Professor of Philosophy of Religion, […]

Decoloniality

What Do We Mean By “Decoloniality”? A Discussion, Part 2

The following is a transcript of the keynote panel session of a three-day international webinar “Decoloniality And Disintegration Of Western Cognitive Empire – Rethinking Sovereignty And Territoriality In The 21st Century”, held April 14-16, 2021. The panel consists of Walter Mignolo and Catherine Walsh, co-authors of the book On Decoloniality (Duke University Press, 20180 and […]

Decoloniality

What Do We Mean By “Decoloniality”? A Discussion, Part 1

The following is a transcript of the keynote panel session of a three-day international webinar “Decoloniality And Disintegration Of Western Cognitive Empire – Rethinking Sovereignty And Territoriality In The 21st Century”, held April 14-16, 2021. The panel consists of Walter Mignolo and Catherine Walsh, co-authors of the book On Decoloniality (Duke University Press, 20180 and […]

Announcements

Critical Conversations – 2020 And The Catastrophe Of The Global Neoliberal Order (Announcement)

Participants are invited to join us live in the fourth of a monthly series of “Critical Conversations” (Zoom webinars) with eminent scholars from around the globe. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us by email at editor.thenewpolis@gmail.com. If you have not participated in previous seminars, please provide us with a brief sentence or two […]

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Re-Envisioning Religious Studies As A Global Discipline – A Pre-AAR Symposium

When?  Nov. 15-16 Where?  University of Denver, Sturm Hall 266. Map Register here.   Registration is free, but limited to a maximum of 80 people. List of hotels that offer a discount for guests attending events at the University of Denver.  Just ask for the “DU Rate”. The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and the Department of Religious […]

Political Economy Political Theory

The Kingdom, The Power, The Glory, And The Tawdry – Media And The Undoing Of The Demos, Part 2 (Carl Raschke)

This article is the second of three installments. It was originally a paper given at the international conference “The Crisis of Representation” at Melk Conference Center (Stift Melk, Austria) sponsored by the Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society Platform at the University of Vienna (June 27, 2017). The first installment can be found here. The final one will […]

Reviews

Review – The Origins of Neoliberalism: A Racialized Review (Adam F. Braun)

Leshem, Dotan. The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. ISBN-10: 0231177763. Hardcover, paperback, e-book. 248 pages.  Leshem’s recent volume, The Origins of Neoliberalism suffers from the implications of its subtitle: “Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault.” One quickly gets the idea that this volume might be a […]

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Forging A Path From Theory To Theology – Review Essay (Matt Waggoner)

Blanton, Ward.  Crockett, Clayton.  Robbins, Jeffrey.  Vahanian, Noëlle.    An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics (Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture).   New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.  ISBN: 0231176236.  Hardcover, paperback, e-book. We have entered a historical juncture at which it has become commonplace to offer advice to the […]

Reviews

Review – Neoliberalsm Is Nowhere – Wendy Brown’s Undoing the Demos (Isaiah Dylan Ellis)

Brown, Wendy. Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution. New York: Zone Books, 2015. ISBN-10: 1935408534. Hardcover. 296 pages.  Almost every day since Election Day, 2016, a flood of think-pieces, editorials, and election post-mortems have sung a cacophonous and angry dirge. They scold an inept, divided left, and fume at the masculinist, authoritarian right now empowered and validated. American […]