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Walter Benn Michaels

Without Regard to Our Regard

Walter Benn Michaels’s talk yesterday at Southern Methodist University was well-attended, and well worth attending, especially if you enjoy lively and spirited debate. Michaels spoke on the connection – or, rather, the disconnect – between a commendable “aesthetic of indifference” and a comparable politics, a politics that he sees as missing in (in)action. Read more