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or Victor Vitanza on Jean-François Lyotard's The Differend. In this lecture he introduces The Differend, screens Herzog's Where the Green Ants Dream, Proposition 7 of Wittgenstein's Tractatus, the law, Bill Readings, measure and value as a disease, Chatwin's song, termites, language games, conflicts, the reading of tragedies, community as operative resistance, nothingness and Gorgias, theodicy, Ereignis, Derrida's Archive Fever, Locke, linkages. Public open lecture for the students and staff of theEuropean Graduate School EGS Media and Communication Studies department program Saas-Fee Switzerland Europe 2011 Victor Vitanza. Victor Vitanza, PhD, Jean-Francois Lyotard Chair at the European Graduate School EGS, is Professor of English and Rhetoric at Clemson University. He is also the Director of the Ph.D. program at Clemson University in Rhetorics, Communications, and Information Design (RCID). Victor J. Vitanza is the Editor of PRE a journal of rhetorical theory, and the Director of the PRE://TEXT Publishing Webwork. His books and articles include: Negation, Subjectivity, and The History of Rhetoric (1997); Writing Histories of Rhetoric (1993); CyberReader (1998); Chaste Rape: Sexual Violence, Canon Formation, and Rhetorical Cultures (dissertation); 'Love, Lust, Rhetorics (from Double Binds to Intensities)' (1998); 'The Hermeneutics of Abandonment' (1998); 'Abandoned to Writing: Notes Toward Several Provocations' (2003); and 'Two Gestures, While Waiting for a ...