Judith Butler. Palestine and Nationhood After the Subject 2009

source: European Graduate School      2009年12月7日
http://www.egs.edu/ Judith Butler discussing the Israeli occupation and the question of Palestine, the Holocaust, an insistence for answers to Israel, the reality (or unreality) and production of gender and identity in her third part of the "Ethics and Politics After the Subject class at the European Graduate School, in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Over the course of six days she discussed performativity and politics, political theory, sovereignty, plurality, contemporary politics, zionism, hannah arendt, embodiment, gender, as well as the state of crisis in the Middle East and the history of Zion politics. She also discussed her previous two books, Precarious Life; The power of Mourning and Violence (2006) and Frames of War; When is Life Grievable? (2009). Public open lecture to the students and faculty of the European Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland 2009. Judith Butler