“What deconstruction is not? everything of course!

What is deconstruction? nothing of course!”

 


– Derrida, Letter to a Japanese Friend

Welcome to Derrida Today

Derrida Today is a home and space for discussion about the works of Derrida and their relevance today. The aim is to see Derrida’s work in its broadest possible context and to argue for its keen and enduring relevance to our present intellectual, cultural, ethical and political situations.

Founded by Prof. Nicole Anderson and Prof. Nick Mansfield of Macquarie University, Derrida Today Journal is published biannually. The Editor in Chief is Nicole Anderson.

Derrida Today Biennial Conferences are Directed by Nicole Anderson, and hosted with colleagues in various Universities around the world.

“Within the university… you can study without
waiting for any efficient or immediate result.
You may search, just for the sake of searching,
and try for the sake of trying”

-Jacques Derrida

The Derrida Today Journal

Published by Edinburgh University Press, the Derrida Today Journal is published in May and November each year. The aim of Derrida Today is to see Derrida’s work in its broadest possible context and to argue for its keen and enduring relevance to our present intellectual, cultural and political situations.

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The Derrida Today Conference

The Derrida Today conferences are a means by which to bring together a community of Derrida/deconstruction scholars from around the world, and to showcase the latest work in Derrida Studies, and its relevance to cultural, political, and social practice. Find out more about the 6th Biennial Derrida Today Conference by clicking through to the conference page.

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Why Love Derrida?

Documentary by Joanne Callighan, filmed at the 2nd Derrida Today Conference, London 2010.