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Monica Viti is the Time Image in Antonioni's "Desserto Rosso"

1) Affect

This is our first topical reading group to discuss the concept of “affect” relative to its use in a Deleuzian context.  This page will provide an archive with article links, bibliographical information, and proceedings on this project page.

First meeting: Tuesday October 11 at 6pm in HMNSS 2212 (in English Conference Room)

Reading for this meeting:

Gregg, Melissa, and Gregory J. Seigworth. “An Inventory of Shimmers.” The Affect Theory Reader. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2010. 1-25. Print. (provided via email)

Shouse, Eric. “Feeling, Emotion, Affect.” M/C Journal. Journal of Media and Culture, Dec. 2005. Web. 04 Oct. 2011. <>.

Other bibliographical references: (this will be updated periodically)

Bergson, Henri, Matter and Memory. New York: Zone, 1988. Print.

Clough, Patricia Ticineto, and Jean O’Malley Halley. The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. Print.

Deleuze, Gilles. Cinema II: The Time Image. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1986. Print.

—. Bergsonism. New York: Zone, 1988. Print.

—. Francis Bacon: The logic of sensation. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2004. Print.

Deleuze, Gilles and Félix Guattari. What is Philosophy? London: Verso, 2003. Print.

Grosz, Elizabeth. Time Travels: Feminism, Nature, Power. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005. Print.

Massumi, Brian. “The Autonomy of Affect.” Cultural Critique, No. 31, The Politics of Systems and Environments, Part II (Autumn,1995), pp. 83-109. <>

Spinoza, Benedictus de. Ethics Preceded by On the Improvement of the Understanding. New York: Hafner Publishing, 1949. Print.

Other resources:

”L’abécédaire de Gilles Deleuze” : Interviews on French television with Claire Parnet


 2. Preparing for Alex Juhasz and Natalie Bookchin

Meeting: Tuesday, October 25th @ 4:30PM in the English Department Conference Room (HMNSS 2212)


  •  An article about the video/digital art work of Natalie Bookchin:

  • The next link takes you to her website where you can view images and find links to videos of her installation works. There are also more articles and reviews pertinent to her work.

Alex Juhasz’s most recent article in Media Fields Journal about her work:

Also, check out Alex Juhasz’s video-book Learning From You Tube