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The Lady in the Van and the challenge of Psycho: On the political uses of psychoanalytic imagery in film
There are many curious, subtle, yet also striking similarities between the seemingly disparate films Psycho (1960) and The Lady in the Van (2015). Even though the two films, released fifty-five yearsExpand
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Reading Václav Havel in the Age of Trump
ABSTRACT This paper explores the explicit self-deprecation in Vaclav Havel’s writings in order to outline a unique contribution to thinking about resistance contained in Havel’s oeuvre. What HavelExpand
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Havel’s Liberal Agonism
This book explores the influences on the thought of Vaclav Havel and how Havel develops a unique political philosophy from these. This is informed from the phenomenological tradition. The bookExpand
Surfing like a Girl: A Critique of Feminine Embodied Movement in Surfing
This article explores the position of women in the sport of surfing. I contend that within surfing there remain many forms of oppression that have not been given appropriate attention in feministExpand
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Considering the Public Private-Dichotomy: Hannah Arendt, Václav Havel and Victor Klemperer on the Importance of the Private
This paper examines the political significance of discursive activity in the private sphere in the thought of Hannah Arendt, Václav Havel, and Victor Klemperer. Against criticisms of Arendt whichExpand
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A magnificent gift: Jan Patocka and Vaclav Havel on dissident sacrifice
INTRODUCTIONIn considering the meaning of a dissident sacrifice, there is a tendency to associate the meaning of the act with how the public receives the sacrifice. For example, the self-immolationExpand
Václav Havel's Call for Forgiveness