My idea is that the catastrophe has already happened, it’s here already. What interests me is precisely beyond the catastrophe, what I would call its hypertelia. Catastrophe is acceleration, precipitation, excess, but not necessarily annihilation (Baudrillard Live, 1993:43).
Special Issue of Journals Devoted to Baudrillard
Khora [in Russian] 2009, Number 2
Poeisis X (2008) (may be purchased from Caversham Books, 98 Harbord St, Toronto, Canada, M5S 1G6)
Traverses Baudrillard Colloquium (Paris, September 17-18, 2010)
Link: Audio recording of all papers presented (no longer available)
On The Web
Gerry Coulter. “Simulation is not the Opposite of the Real – Jean Baudrillard on Simulation and Illusion” for NOEMA: An International Journal of Technology and Culture [posted October 23, 2010] http://www.noemalab.org/sections/ideas/ideas_articles/coulter_simulation_real.html (link no longer active)
Gerry Coulter. “The Place of Marx in Contemporary Thought: The Case of Jean Baudrillard”. In Nebula, Volume 6, Number 4: 133-141, (December 2009). Also available at: http://www.nobleworld.biz/images/Coutler2.pdf
Gerry Coulter. “Baudrillard and Holderlin and the Poetic Resolution of the World”. In the journal: Nebula, Volume 5, Number 4, December 2008:145-164. This article is also available on the internet at: http://www.nobleworld.biz/images/Coulter.pdf
Marc Estrin. “Baudrillard 1: The Genius of Baudrillard” The Rag Blog (June 29, 2010): http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2010/06/marc-estrin-genius-of-jean-baudrillard.html
Marc Estrin. “Baudrillard 2: Postmodern democracy and the end of history” The Rag Blog (July 5, 2010): http://theragblog.blogspot.com/2010/07/baudrillard-2-postmodern-democracy-and.html
The Galilean Library. Baudrillard (June 26, 2010). http://www.galilean-library.org/site/index.php?/page/index.html/_/glossary/people/baudrillard-r113 (link no longer active)
Just Theory. A Website Devoted to News and Stories About Jean Baudrillard: http://justtheory.com/jean_baudrillard (link no longer active)
Quiet Babylon Website. “Baudrillard’s Patio”: http://quietbabylon.com/2010/baudrillards-patio/
Alan Shapiro. “Jean Baudrillard and Consumer Objects.” http://www.alan-shapiro.com/ (scroll down); also available on this site: Rene Capovin’s essay on Quai Branly entitled: “Beaubourg, Quai Branly, and the Simulacrum of Jean Baudrillard” (scroll down).
Anton Steinpilz. “Generation Bubble” (an essay on Facebook which draws on Baudrillard’s thought):
http://www.generationbubble.com/2010/01/13/pataphysical-graffiti-facebook-and-privacys-end/ (link no longer active)
Unknown Author. “A Thread of Reality? – Hyper Reality and Film”: http://www.athreadofreality.com/docs/sjd_hyper_real.pdf (link no longer active)
George Walden. “Nowhere man” [David Cameron]. NewStatesman.com (28 June 2010): http://www.newstatesman.com/uk-politics/2010/06/cameron-reality-essay
Biko Agozino. The Africa-Centered, Activist, and Critical Philosophy of Derrida – a review of Mustapha Cherif (2008): Islam and the West: A Conversation with Jacques Derrida. University of Chicago Press.
Gerry Coulter. Last Lines — a review of Jean Baudrillard. Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? Translated by Chris Turner with images by Alain Willaume. London, New York and Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2009, and Jean Baudrillard. Carnival and Cannibal. Translated by Chris Turner. London, New York and Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2010.
Maximiliano Korstanje. Reviewing the Concept of Humanitarian Disasters – a review of: Alicia Entel. The City and its Fears: The Recovery of Passion [La ciudad y sus miedos: la passion restauradora]. Buenos Aires: La Crujía Ediciones, 2007.