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an international and interdisciplinary journal of postmodern cultural sound, text and image

 ISSN 1552-5112

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Jean Baudrillard: Le simulacre est vrai – The simulacrum is true | KritikosIntertheory Press | Online International Conference | 27 July 2022

 

 

 

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Le simulacre n'est jamais ce qui cache la vérité - c'est la vérité qui cache qu'il n'y en a pas.  Le simulacre est vrai.[1]

 

The simulacrum is never that which hides the truth. It is the truth that hides that there is none.
The simulacrum is true.

 

Jean Baudrillard

 

 

 

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Jean Baudrillard: Le simulacre est vrai – The simulacrum is true (2022) is a one-day conference to be held on Jean Baudrillard’s (July 27, 1929 – March 6, 2007) birthday in 2022.

Papers are invited that touch on his characteristic treatment of a variety of subjects: Extreme phenomena (e.g. COVID-19, UFOs/UAPs, Earth’s heating climate, A.I., etc.), the system of objects, consumer society, simulacra and simulation, America, the Cool Memories series, fatal strategies, symbolic exchange, the transparency of evil, seduction, the conspiracy of art, the agony of power, hyperreality, integral reality, impossible exchange, the perfect crime, duality, thought, chaos, reversibility, the eternal return, the accursed share, destiny and so on. 

 

A special print volume of selected conference papers will be published by Intertheory Press after the event, slated for release sometime in 2023.

 

Presentations will be streamed live over Zoom; 20 minutes are allocated for each presentation, with Q&A time up to twenty minutes, as needed; audience questions may be submitted via Zoom chat. The live Zoom presentations and Q&A will not be recorded.

Paper submissions may be sent to editor@intertheory.org

Conference registration is available here.

 

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 REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday 31 December 2021

 

 

 

   

an international and interdisciplinary journal of postmodern cultural sound, text and image

 ISSN 1552-5112

 

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[1] Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacres et simulation. Galilée (1981), p. 9