The ‘Agony of the Event’ and COVID-19: Using the COVID-19 Pandemic to illustrate Deleuzian ideas of the Event

Thomas Cross identifies the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic as a Global Event and uses Deleuzian theory to examine our uncertain perceptions of time, narratives and potentiality in this unprecedented and historical Event. This essay is based on the first year ‘Global Events’ module. Introduction The Event lay at the heart of Delueze and Guattari’s…