Tag: history

09 Feb 23
A bit of family history
Mesteparten av det du finner på denne bloggen er skrevet på engelsk. Men det er ikke noen grunn til at det ikke også kan postes ting her på norsk. Dette innlegget er derfor forfattet i dette lille…
23 Feb 18
When the family historian leaves: Per Edfeldt (1939- 2018)
We all have to go in the end. Nevertheless when someone close to us departs it leaves a gap and a trace. Who was this person who left us last night? Our family historian, Per Edfeldt (1939-2018), was…
05 Jul 17
Video lecture on Kierkegaard and Agamben
This video is a recording of a paper presented at a conference dvoted to Søren Kierkegaard at the University of Gdansk, Poland, in April 2013. The paper discusses the notion of leaps that we find in …
20 Nov 16
Private language
There’s two things that’s exactly right and one thing that’s possibly more questionable about the private language argument posed by Edmund Gordon in his article “Biography in the Twitter age…
17 Nov 16
Exhumation
After the Prince was torn away in tragic circumstances Our debt to him could only be settled by uncovering the cause In a spectral apparition the Prince said: “Find out the reason for the trage…
13 Nov 16
Dressage and illusio
What should we make of the terms dressage and illusio in the context of sports? Dressage is a way to make bodies submit, to domesticate and somatise, so that they can be governed and mastered. In spo…
07 Nov 16
New poem in translation
Snow can cover things up, bury people and objects, draw a blanket over the dead, turn darkness into whiteness, alter the light. Here’s a translation of a historical poem on a situation that was cont…
03 Nov 16
Nietzsche’s rejection of happiness
Nietzsche makes no secret of that it is Schopenhauer – Europe’s great pessimist – that is his true and most magnificent teacher. It is from him that Nietzsche got his idea of the will as essenti…
18 Oct 16
Ginsberg on Miłosz on Ginsberg
America I feel sentimental about the Wobblies. America I used to be a communist when I was a kid, I’m not sorry. Allen Ginsberg, America Did I fulfill what I had to do, here, on earth? Czesław …
About Torgeir Fjeld
I am a writer, publisher, and educational administrator with PhDs in Cultural Theory (Roehampton, 2012) and Philosophy (EGS, 2017). My latest books are Introducing Ereignis: philosophy, technology, way of life and Rock Philosophy. I have published many articles in journals such as Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, International Journal of Žižek Studies, Teaching Philosophy, Journal of Silence Studies in Education, and Oxford Left Review. I am currently Head of the Ereignis Center for Philosophy and the Arts, Publisher at Tankebanen forlag, and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Inscriptions. I have taught at many universities in North America, Europe, and Africa, including the University of Minnesota, Roehampton University, the University of Gdańsk, and the University of kwaZulu/Natal. On this page you will find a section entirely dedicated to poetry in translation. This page has a cookie policy.
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