Conflicting Spatialities?

Prof. Dr. Julia Lossau (RTG Contradiction Studies)

11/15/2022 4:30 pm 6:00 pm

U Bremen GRA2 0030

Please read one of two texts in the version of your choice.

Readings

Lefebvre, Henri (1974): Dessein de l‘Ouvrage. In: Lefebvre, Henri: La Production de l’Espace, 39–53. Paris: Editions Anthropos. [Dt.: Lefebvre, Henri [1974] (2006): Die Produktion des Raums. Übersetzt von Jörg Dünne. In Dünne, Jörg, Stephan Günzel (eds.): Raumtheorie. Grundlagentexte aus Philosophie und Literaturwissenschaften, 330-342. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp.] [Engl.: Lefebvre, Henri [1974](2007): Plan of the present work. Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith. In Lefebvre, Henri: The Production of Space, 1-67. Malden: Blackwell.]

Foucault, Michel. [1984] 2005. Des espaces autres. In Magnago Lampugnani, Vittorio, Katia Frey & Eliana Perotti (eds.) Anthologie zum Städtebau 3: Vom Wiederaufbau nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg bis zur zeitgenössischen Stadt, 1-67. Berlin: Mann. [Engl.: Foucault, Michel. [1984] 1986. Of Other Spaces.  Translated by Jay Miskowiec. In Diacritics, 16 (1), 22-27.] [Dt. Foucault, Michel. [1984] 2008. Von anderen Räumen. Übersetzt von Michael Bischoff. In Dünne, Jörg, Stephan Günzel (eds.) Raumtheorie. Grundlagentexte aus Philosophie und Literaturwissenschaften, 317-329. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp.

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