Metamorphoses Seminar: New Mimetic Studies

With monthly meetings open to all, the “Metamorphoses Seminar” engages in rethinking mimesis as an immanent, embodied and affective force.

Calendar 2022:

Session 5.

February 17. 2023, 4:30 pm CET, online.

Presentation: Giulia Rignano

C. Malabou, Pleasure Erased: chap.1: pp. 6-13; chap.12: pp.90-96; chap 14: pp.105-109.

C. Malabou, “Epigenetic Mimesis”

Zoom link forthcoming

Session 4.

January 26, 2023, 4:30 pm CET, online. 

Presentation: Prof. Nidesh Lawtoo, Dr. Isabell Dahms

Session 3.

December 8 2022, 4:30 pm CET (online)

With Nidesh Lawtoo

Session 2.

November 3 2022, 5pm CET (online)

With Henry Dicks: “The Biomimicry Revolution: Contributions to Mimetic Studies”

  • Henry Dicks, The Biomimicry Revolution, Columbia University Press, 2023. Preface and introduction. (proofs; please don’t circulate)

Session 1.

October 6th 2022, 5 pm CET (Salons, Institute of Philosophy – KU Leuven & online)

With Nidesh Lawtoo: “Metamorphoses Seminar: Introducing Mimetic Studies”

  • Nietzsche, “The Three Metamorphoses of the Spirt,” from Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Reading.
  • Lawtoo, “An Attempt at Self-Criticism,” from Violence and the Oedipal Unconscious (proofs), Reading.