By Bernard Dionysius Geoghegan
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Cultural Technologies features conversations with scholars, artists and scientists on current topics in media, art, science and technology. It is hosted by Bernard Dionysius Geoghegan, a researcher in media and cultural studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin. For more information visit www.bernardg.com.
||CleanSpeculative Futures: Steven Shaviro and Alexander Galloway||Download: Cult_Tech_015_Shaviro_Galloway.mp3 It's a speculative accelerated realist bootleg throwdown! This episode features Steven Shaviro and Alexander Galloway discussing their recently published books The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism a||11/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPetra Loeffler on Distraction||Download: Cult_Tech_013_Loeffler_Distraction.mp3 Cigarettes, cycling, gawking, gandering, and imbibing. These are a few of the forms of distraction or "distributed attention" that Petra Loeffler--a film and media scholar currently teaching media philoso||10/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is Postcinema? Interview with Steven Shaviro (Episode 12)||Download: Cult_Tech_012_Shaviro_What_is_Postcinema.mp3 Film and media theorist Steven Shaviro discusses postcinema, the meaning of the affective turn in the humanities, non-continuity in contemporary film cultures, digital technologies, neoliberalism, t||12/11/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteven Shaviro on SPRING BREAKERS by Harmony Korine (Episode 11)||Download: Cult_Tech_011_Shaviro_Spring_Breakers.mp3 This episode features film theorist Steven Shaviro's lecture "'Every time I try to Fly': Hamony Korine's Spring Breakers," held on Nov 22, 2013 at the Post-Cinematic Perspectives conference (organized||12/11/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDJ Ripley (aka Dr. Larisa Mann) on the Jamaican street dance (Episode 10)||Download: Cult_Tech_010_Ripley_Street_Music.mp3 In this podcast DJ Ripley (aka Dr. Larisa Mann) draws on her experience as a DJ, ethnographer, and student of public policy to examine how the history and present-day cultures of Jamaican street dance chal||7/29/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuergen Habermas on the concept of "the Political" (Episode 9)||Download: Habermas on the Political www.cultural-technologies.com_.mp3 Another Cultural Technologies Bootleg: This episode features German philosopher and social theorist Juergen Habermas's 2010 lecture on "'The Political': The Rational Meaning of a Que||11/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCarl Schmitt and Technology: An Interview with John McCormick (Episode 8)||Download: CultTech_Ep008_McCormick_Schmitt_Tech.mp3 John P. McCormick, author of Carl Schmitt's Critique of Liberalism: Against Politics as Technology, discusses renowned political theorist and fascist Carl Schmitt's troubling critique of liberal politi||6/4/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBernard Stiegler, Mark Hansen, and WJT Mitchell on Friedrich Kittler (Episode 7)||Download: Cult_Tech_Ep007_Stiegler_Hansen_Mitchell_on_Kittler.mp3 Another Cultural Technologies Bootleg: This episode features a chat among French philosopher Bernard Stiegler, media theorist Mark B. N. Hansen, and literary critic W. J. T. Mitchell on t||4/25/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWJT Mitchell: Iconology Today (Episode 6)||Download: Cult_Tech_Ep006_Mitchell_Iconology_Today.mp3 Literary critic and theorist of visual culture WJT Mitchell talks to us about his classic book Iconology, as well the fear of images, John Locke, digital media, ideology, the life of images, images||4/12/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuentin Meillassoux in English at the Speculative Realism Conference (Episode 5)||Download: Cult_Tech_Ep005_Meillassoux_Spec_Realism.mp3 (Note: Audio quality improves after the first few minutes of the lecture!) This podcast features French philosopher Quentin Meillassoux's lecture in English at the Speculative Realism conference||3/6/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGraham Harman's Object Lesson (Episode 4)||Download: Cult_Tech_Ep004_Harman_Object_Lesson.mp3 Philosopher Graham Harman, one of the major figures in the philosophical movement known as speculative realism, talks about object-oriented philosophy and his book The Quadruple Object. We also chat abo||2/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnimal Media with Parikka and Benson (Episode 3)||Download: Cult_Tech_Ep003_Benson_Parikka_Animal_Media.mp3 In this episode dedicated to animals and media, historian Etienne Benson discusses the electronic surveillance of wildlife and media theorist Jussi Parikka talks about insects as technology. We a||1/30/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSlavoj Žižek on Animals (Episode 2)||Download: CultTech_Ep002_Zizek_Animals_Final.mp3 Slavoj Žižek gives a lecture entitled “The Animal Doesn't Exist.” He also discusses Lacan, Derrida, Badiou and definitions of the human. This is the first in a two-part podcast on animal studies, as||1/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBarbara Cassin on Google (Episode 1)||Download: Cult_Tech_Ep001_Cassin.mp3PDF: Download: CassinDeutscherInterview_Website.pdfIntroduction to the podcast and a conversation with French philosopher Barbara Cassin about Google, Aristotle, the politics of knowledge, Heidegger and more. For m||11/1/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
I need more of these convos
Wish Bernard would record a new one
Good and interesting podcast. Please keep it regularly updated!
Fantastic stuff. Keep it coming.