Andrew Culp

A Method to the Madness: The Revolutionary Marxist Method of Deleuze and Guattari

taken from Stasis Abstract In this article, Andrew Culp looks to how Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari flip Marxism on its head. He makes the case by drawing on Marx’s own distinction between the dialectical mode of presentation and research-based …

A Method to the Madness: The Revolutionary Marxist Method of Deleuze and Guattari

Aliens, Monsters, and Revolution in the Dark Deleuze

This is the longer version of a blog post I initially wrote for the University of Minnesota Press. You can find the shorter version on their blog here. French philosopher Gilles Deleuze is usually characterized as a thinker of positivity. Consider …

Aliens, Monsters, and Revolution in the Dark Deleuze

Ending the World as We Know It: A. Galloway Interview with Andrew Culp

Alexander R. Galloway: You have a new book called Dark Deleuze (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). I particularly like the expression “canon of joy” that guides your investigation. Can you explain what canon of joy means and why it makes …

Ending the World as We Know It: A. Galloway Interview with Andrew Culp

Insurrectionary Foucault: Tiqqun, The Coming Insurrection, and Beyond

Some might want to dismiss The Coming Insurrection as a vulgar or extreme interpretation of Foucault, warped for highly politicized purposes. This paper challenges that position. In particular, through clarifying the theoretical influences of  The Coming Insurrection, I challenge the current reception …

Insurrectionary Foucault: Tiqqun, The Coming Insurrection, and Beyond

Afro-pessimism as Aesthetic Blackness? [Putting the Pessimism in Afro-Pessimism]

On the occasion of Achille Mbembe’s new preface to the African reprint of On the Postcolony by Wits University Press. Mbembe: Critique is witnessing as well as endless vigilance, interrogation and anticipation. A proper ­critique requires us first to dwell …

Afro-pessimism as Aesthetic Blackness? [Putting the Pessimism in Afro-Pessimism]

Non-constitutive Rhetoric: Or the Banality of Control

My purpose today is to update the rhetorical studies theory of subjectivity. I argue that ‘affect theory’ should replace the older psychoanalytic model of interpellation. To concretize my argument, I analyze banal rhetoric; namely, the cybernetic subjectivity produced by “stock …

Non-constitutive Rhetoric: Or the Banality of Control

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