J.M. Bernstein, Lydia Goehr, Gregg Horowitz, and Chris Cutrone Platypus Review 31 | January 2011 On Saturday, November 20, 2010, Platypus hosted a panel entitled “The Relevance of Critical Theory to Art Today” moderated by Chris Mansour at The New School for Social Research in New York. The panel consisted of Philosophy Professors J.M. Bernstein [...]PR web editor | 4 comments | Continued
Book Review: Karin Bauer, ed., Everybody Talks About the Weather—We Don’t: The Writings of Ulrike Meinhof.
New York: Seven Stories Press, 2008. Quinn Slobodian Platypus Review 31 | January 2011 DON DELILLO BEGINS a short story from 2002 with a woman in a New York museum staring at a painting of Ulrike Meinhof after her suicide. He writes, “She thought of Meinhof, she saw Meinhof as first name only, Ulrike.” Who [...]PR web editor | 1 comment | Continued
Book Review: Sherry Wolf, Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation.
Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2009. Greg Gabrellas and Max E. Katz Platypus Review 31 | January 2011 YOU ARE SEVENTEEN, you enjoy sex with members of your gender, and you have a growing interest in radical politics. What should you believe, what should you do? The socialist position seems practically indistinguishable from mainstream liberalism: support for [...]PR web editor | 1 comment | Continued