Archive: David Bates

  • On Kojève and Colonialism

    February 11, 2020

    Danilo Scholz, Fulbright Schuman Postdoctoral Fellow (Columbia University) “From Colonialism to Third Worldism? Alexandre Kojève and the Developing Nations (1945-1968)” Wednesday March 4, 5 pm Dwinelle 3335 (Level C)   Sponsored by the Rhetoric Department With generous support from the Critical Theory Program, the German Department, and Der Kreis: German History Working Group (DAAD)

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  • New Book by Katherine Chandler (Rhetoric PhD 2014)

    February 10, 2020

    Unmanning How Humans, Machines and Media Perform Drone Warfare (Rutgers University Press, 2020) by Katherine Fehr Chandler Assistant Professor, School of Foreign Policy Georgetown University, Washington D.C. Unmanning studies the conditions that create unmanned platforms in the United States through a genealogy of experimental, pilotless planes flown between 1936 and 1992. Characteristics often attributed to the drone—including machine-like control, enmity and remoteness—are achieved by displacements…

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