Yesterday, South Dakota State University hosted “Day One” of The Space Between Society’s annual conference. The theme this year is “Staging the Space Between” (organized by Nicole Flynn). The first three sessions / ten presentations covered a wide range of research areas and topics: from a popular French television drama (Un village français) to the …

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I. Epigraphs and Titles “And as Eddie’s picture of what It was began to fade, It began promptly to change into something else.” —Stephen King, It (1986) “It is at work everywhere, functioning smoothly at times, at other times in fits and starts. It breathes, it heats, it eats.” —Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, Anti-Oedipus (1972) “All too …

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Deleuze tells Clare Parnet (near the end of “P for Professor”) of his preference for “movements” over “schools.” Here is what he says: For me, there are two important things: the relationship that one can have with students means to teach them that they must be happy with their solitude. They keep saying: a little communication, …

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Deleuze tells Clare Parnet (near the end of “P for Professor”) of his preference for “movements” over “schools.” Here is what he says: For me, there are two important things: the relationship that one can have with students means to teach them that they must be happy with their solitude. They keep saying: a little communication, …

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In Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation, Deleuze begins the eleventh chapter, “The Painting before Painting,” It is a mistake to think that the painter works on a white surface. The figurative belief follows from this mistake. If the painter were before a white surface, he could reproduce on it an external object functioning as a model, …

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In Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation, Deleuze begins the eleventh chapter, “The Painting before Painting,” It is a mistake to think that the painter works on a white surface. The figurative belief follows from this mistake. If the painter were before a white surface, he could reproduce on it an external object functioning as a model, …

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In my last post—completed over two months ago (eek!)—I tried to unpack the point of departure for DR‘s philosophy of difference. And where did I leave it? “There is no sin other than raising the ground and dissolving the form” (DR 29). In short, no other sin, no cruelty, no assault on common sense or representational systems quite like …

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