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Helvete 3: Bleeding Black Noise

Forthcoming

Not to be confused with metal studies, music criticism, ethnography, or sociology, Helvete: A Journal of Black Metal Theory is a speculative and creative endeavor, one which seeks ways of thinking that count as Black ...

A Brief Genealogy of Jewish Republicanism: Parting Ways with Judith Butler

Forthcoming

A Brief Genealogy of Jewish Republicanism: Parting Ways with Judith Butler uses the chance synchronicity of the 2013 Israeli parliamentary elections and literary theorist Judith Butler’s controversial Brooklyn College address calling for the boycotting of ...

Elemental Disappearances

Forthcoming

The marauder’s fragment ... positions itself in the prism between futility, annihilation, and playful diversion. And still, it is here that we find the last chance for a world. The things sought after here are apparitional: they appear and disappear ...

Other Grounds: Breaking Free of the Correlationist Circle

Forthcoming

Is there any possibility of a fresh and concrete research into the secret contours of objects? ~ Graham Harman, Towards Speculative Realism I would venture to suggest that even the meagre amount of knowledge of the use ...

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