• Ideas Without Words: Furio Jesi & the Culture of the Right

    Alberto Toscano, Professor of Critical Theory in the Department of Sociology and Co-Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Critical Thought at Goldsmiths, University of London

    • 05 May, 2022, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Nestrick Room, 142 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Shortly before his untimely death, the Germanist and mythologist Furio Jesi (1941-1980) published a nuanced, trenchant and controversial anatomy of right-wing thought, Cultura di destra (1978), cutting across its diverse reactionary, modernist, traditionalist and racist formations. Jesi excavated the culture of the right’s defining reliance on a mythological machine that produces the past as “a […]