Jap-Nanak Makkar

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Jap-Nanak
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Makkar
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Researcher of critical theory, digital media and contemporary global literature.

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CFP: ACLA 2018 Seminar on "Automation"

March 29 2018 to April 1 2018
Call for Papers
According to psychiatrist Ernst Jentsch, an automaton incites a feeling of intellectual uncertainty in the beholder—“doubt as to whether an apparently animate object really is alive,” doubt that, for Sigmund Freud, amounted to an experience of das Unheimliche/Heimlich. If uncanny automatons raised...
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