Publications

Journal Articles

Forthcoming

Charles, M. Chapter 60: Erziehung. The SAGE Handbook of Frankfurt School Critical Theory.

Charles, M. Pedagogy as “Cryptic Politics”: Benjamin, Nietzsche, and the End of Education. boundary 2.

2017

Teaching, In Spite of Excellence: Recovering a Practice of Teaching-led Research
Charles, M. Teaching, In Spite of Excellence: Recovering a Practice of Teaching-led Research. Studies in Philosophy and Education, published online: 3 Feb 2017.

– cited in Jandhyala B G Tilak. 2017. On Planning University Development: Shibboleths versus Stylized Facts? (XV Professor Suresh Chandra Shukla Memorial Lecture). Available online: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jandhyala_Tilak/publication/317381669_On_Planning_University_Development_Shibboleths_versus_Stylized_Facts/links/5937ec03a6fdcc5e6eb2cdcc/On-Planning-University-Development-Shibboleths-versus-Stylized-Facts.pdf

2016

Towards a Critique of Educative Violence: Walter Benjamin and ‘Second Education’
Charles, M. Towards a Critique of Educative Violence: Walter Benjamin and ‘Second Education.’ Pedagogy, Culture and Society 24 (4), published online: 19 Jul 2016.

2015

Osborne, P. and Charles, M. Walter Benjamin. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2012; substantially revised in Fall 2015 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).
– cited in Snyder, J. R. 2017. Strokes of Wit: Theorizing Beauty in Baroque Italy. In Kottman, P.  A. (ed.), The Insistence of Art: Aesthetic Philosophy after Early Modernity. Fordham University Press.
– cited in Sieber, J. and Truskolaski, S. 2017. The Task of the Philosopher. Anthropology and Materialism: A Journal of Social Research: Special Issue I.
– cited in Bjork, U. 2015. The Monument Inside: Freud, Benjamin, and Interminable Grief. In Monument and Memory: 4th Nordic Conference in Philosophy of Religion. Zurich & Berlin, Lit Verlag: 101-114.
– cited in Reyes-Peschl, R. 2015.”Aggravation” and “Recompense”: Dialectics, Terrorism and Literature in BS Johnson’s Christie Malry’s Own Double-Entry. The B. S. Johnson Journal: 41-70.
– cited in Greely, R. A., 2015. The Color of Experience: Postwar Chromatic Abstraction in Venezuela and Brazil. October 152, Spring 2015: 53–59.
– cited in Rokem, F. 2015. Bertolt Brecht’s Die Ausnahme und die Regel (The Exception and the Rule). Theatre Topics 25 (1): 57-66.
– cited in Williams, A. R. 2014. Architects of Impurity: A Study of the Political Imagination in Contemporary Fantastic Fiction. PhD Thesis. University of Warwick. 
– cited in Donougho, M. Benjamin. The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics. Third Edition. London and New York, Routledge.
– cited in Apter, E. 2013. Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability. London & New York, Verso.

2013

On the conservatism of post-Jungian criticism: competing concepts of the symbol in Freud, Jung and Walter Benjamin
Charles, M. On the conservatism of post-Jungian criticism: competing concepts of the symbol in Freud, Jung and Walter Benjamin. International Journal of Jungian Studies 5 (2).

– cited in Parra, J. Rotermundt-de la. 2015.  Journeys of the Body, Journeys of the Mind: Ectypal and Archetypal Studies of Cervantes’ The Trials of Persiles and Sigismunda. PhD Thesis: Queen’s University, Canada .
– cited in Hacioglu, Y. 2014. Modernist Experiments and the British Empire: radical aesthetics in fictional writing and their relationship to ideologies of identity within the Empire. Groundings Ancient (2): 31-43.

Walter Benjamin and the Inhumanities: Towards a Pedagogical Anti-Nietzscheanism
Charles, M. Walter Benjamin and the Inhumanities: Towards a Pedagogical Anti-Nietzscheanism. In Pedagogies of Disaster. Brooklyn, New York Punctum Books, pp. 331-341.

– cited in Mourenza, D. 2015. On Some Posthuman Motifs in Walter Benjamin: Mickey Mouse, Barbarism and Technological Innervation. Cinema 7: 28-47.

2012

Lines in class The ongoing attack on mass education in England
Charles, M. Lines in class The ongoing attack on mass education in England. Radical Philosophy 176.

– cited in Dean, K. 2016. Computers and the Alienation of Thinking: From Deep Blue to the Googlemobile. Changing our Environment, Changing Ourselves: Nature, Labour, Knowledge and Alienation. Palgrave Macmillan: 215-256.
– cited in Joy, S. 2014. University Policing across borders: Line of Duty and the politics of national identity. Journal of Popular Television 2 (2): 155-172.
– cited in Dean, K. 2014. Citizenship and the Art of Thinking: A Marxian-Aristotelian Linguistic Account. Routledge, London. 

Charles, M. Faust on film: Walter Benjamin and the cinematic ontology of Goethe’s Faust 2 Radical Philosophy 172.

2011

Philosophy for Children

– cited in Lancaster-Thomas, a. 2017. How effective is Philosophy for Children in contributing to the affective engagement of pupils in the context of secondary Religious Education? Journal of Philosophy in Schools 4(1): 102-122.

2010

From fiasco to carnival: the end of philosophy at Middlesex?
Charles, M. and Osborne, P. From fiasco to carnival: the end of philosophy at Middlesex? Radical Philosophy 162.

– cited in Miles, M. 2011. Art, Theory and Education After the Crash. Intersections: Practices of Curating, Educating and Theory. AICA-Armenia: 18-32.
– cited in Alliez, E and Osborne, P. 2014. “Purely financial” Question de philosophie. Derrière les grilles: Sortons du tout-évaluation. 

Imaginative Mislocation: Hiroshima’s Genbaku Dome, Ground Zero of the Twentieth Century

Charles, M. Imaginative Mislocation: Hiroshima’s Genbaku Dome, Ground Zero of the Twentieth Century. Radical Philosophy 162.

– cited in Akay, E. 2016. Zitlarin Bulusmasi: Tedirgin Edici Miras ve Ustun Evrensel Deger. Mimar.ist. May 5th 2016: 49-56.
– cited in Tester, K. 2015. Hiroshima: Remembering and forgetting, everything and nothing. Thesis 11 129 (10): 27-39.

Utopia and its Discontents: Dreams of Catastrophe and the End of ‘the End of History’
Charles, M. Utopia and its Discontents: Dreams of Catastrophe and the End of ‘the End of History’. Studies in Social and Political Thought 18.

(revised version presented as ‘The Future is History: Dreams of Catastrophe in Ernst Bloch and Walter Benjamin’ No Future conference, Institute of Advanced Studies, Durham University, 25-27 March 2011)
– cited in Moir, C. 2016. Utopia, Heimat and the Materialist Concept of History. Anthropology and Materialism: A Journal of Social Research 3.
– cited in Synenko, J. 2015. After Collective Memory: Postnational Europe and Socially Engaged Art. PhD Thesis. York University, Canada.
– cited in Guneri, G. D. 2014. A New Conceptual Framework for Architectual Utopia(nism)s. PhD Thesis. Middle East Technical University.

2009

Speculative Experience and History: Walter Benjamin’s Goethean Kantianism
Charles, M. Speculative Experience and History: Walter Benjamin’s Goethean Kantianism. PhD Thesis, Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Middlesex University.

– cited in Darias-Beautell, E. 2016. The Softness of Theory: A T(r)opological Reading of Lisa Robertson’s Soft ArchitectureMosaic 44 (4): 53-79.
– cited in Xavier, M. 2012. Consumption dreams: How night dreams reveal the colonization of subjectivity by the Imaginary of consumerism. PhD Thesis: Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.

Reviews 

2016

Charles, M. SW0. Radical Philosophy 174.,

Review of The Assault on the Universities

Charles, M. Of course… however. Radical Philosophy 172.

Charles, M. Carry on campus. Radical Philosophy 166.

– cited in McGettigan, A. 2011. New Providers: The Creation of a Market in Higher Education. Radical Philosophy 167: 2-8.

2009

Review of Samuel Weber’s Benjamin’s -abilities
Charles, M. Singularization (Again). Radical Philosophy 153.

Conference Reports

2009

Conference Report on The Idea of Communism 
Charles, M. Celebrity come Communism. Radical Philosophy 155.

Edited Special Issues

Forthcoming (2017)

Charles, M. and Eiland, H (eds.). Special Issue: Walter Benjamin and Education. boundary 2.

Bojesen, E., Charles M., O’Donnell, A. and Petrovic, J. (eds.). Special Issue: Education, in Spite of It All. Studies in Philosophy and Education.