Portraitsofthestraits.com is pleased to share a video of a lecture delivered by a dear friend, Jeremy Fernando, writer and thinker from Singapore. ‘On fidelity; or, will you still love me tomorrow?’ presents the question of fidelity and its relation to an object, time, and love. In this talk at the Centre for Science & Innovation Studies, UC Davis, Jeremy Fernando attempts to open the dossier of fidelity, object, person, thing as such, separation, in relationship to knowability, spectre, haunt, potential, love, relation, focusing on thinking, thought, and question. Watch and Read his articles online.
About Jeremy Fernando
Jeremy Fernando is the Jean Baudrillard Fellow at the European Graduate School, where he is also a Reader in Contemporary Literature & Thought; and his mentors are Avital Ronell, Wolfgang Schirmacher, and Werner Hamacher. He is also a Fellow of Tembusu College at The National University of Singapore.
He received his MA in Media Philosophy from the European Graduate School (2006), where he also received his PhD in Critical Theory (2009); and an MA in English Literature from Nanyang Technological University (2008). His work attempts to think the intersections of literature, philosophy, and the media; and publications include work on terrorism, journalism, Singapore cinema, which have appeared in books, journals and magazines such as CTheory, Berfrois, TimeOut, and VICE, amongst others.
Exploring other media has brought him to film, music, and art; and his work has been exhibited in Vienna, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Seoul. He is the general editor of Delere Press, and the editor of thematic magazine One Imperative.
Read Jeremy Fernando’s thoughts in print here.