Radical media, politics and culture.

Slavoj Zizek, "The Ignorance of Chicken," New York City November 18th

Slavoj Zizek

"The Ignorance of Chicken:
Who Believes What Today?"

November 18, 2005

Swayduck Auditorium - New School for Social Research, 65 Fifth Avenue, NYC


New School for Social Research in conjunction with Theory Downtown

Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian sociologist, philosopher and cultural critic. Žižek is a professor at the European Graduate School and a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a visiting professor at Columbia, Princeton, New School for Social Research, New York, and the University of Michigan. Žižek is well known for his use of the works of Jacques Lacan in a new reading of popular culture. In addition to his work as an interpreter of Lacanian psychoanalysis, he writes on countless topics, such as fundamentalism, tolerance, political correctness, globalization, subjectivity, human rights, Lenin, myth, cyberspace, postmodernism, multiculturalism, David Lynch, and Alfred Hitchcock.