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Being About To …

Kathleen Fitzpatrick has enlarged the circle of dialogue stemming from a session at the meeting of the Modern Language Association. She has opened up to comments her presentation on the “Being Human, Seeming Human” panel. https://kfitz.info/becoming-human/ At the end she … Continue reading

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Tango Tangle

Thanks to the great restorer at ToTango who explains that we do when we dance. —————————- Original Message —————————- Subject: Re: Community, Audience, Public From: “Keith Elshaw” Date: Mon, April 2, 2001 5:40 pm To: “mcluhan-l” ————————————————————————– Francois; I’m a … Continue reading

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Thrown in the Way of the Mind

In conversation with Bonnie Devine about Indigenous objects in museum collections and the opening up of those collections to contemporary art practice, she made the point: every object has a story and a job to do I recorded that reflection … Continue reading

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Home Page — Paging Home

The Internet Archive Wayback Machine offers glimpses into one’s past like this home page from 2001 What you may ask is a home page? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_page A personal home page historically has served as a means of self-portrayal, job-related presentation, and … Continue reading

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Three Nodes

On Actor-Network Theory [I]t can more technically be described as a “material-semiotic” method. This means that it maps relations that are simultaneously material (between things) and semiotic (between concepts). It assumes that many relations are both material and semiotic. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actor%E2%80%93network_theory … Continue reading

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The Burble of Blurbs

Lynne Huffer, Mad for Foucault: Rethinking the Foundations of Queer Theory Enchanted I composed a Google Books review (more of a blurb) Tackles the misconception that Foucault endorses a linear time line from acts to identities. Does so with brilliance. … Continue reading

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traversée du texte traversé de textes

In the Robarts Library copy of Louis Marin Utopiques : Jeux d’spaces (page 182) marginal note in pencil by a previous reader Picture Theory de Brossard Next to this marginal note, this is what is underlined: Ces espaces blancs de … Continue reading

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Flagging

From Humanist 32.138 Fish’ing and the words in front of us Re: 32.135 Fish’ing and the words in front of us Willard I know you as one to problematize “words”. I too want to set aside for the time being … Continue reading

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Jeux et Joutes

I have been given gifts. Twice. A little piece I wrote about Huizinga’s Homo Ludens caught the attention of Dr. Herbert Wender who has kindly kept me abreast of the developments in the reception of a forward by Umberto Eco: … Continue reading

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Body as Technology

Quill Christie-Peters in a posting at Tea and Bannock posits a decolonizing relationship with the body that taps into connection with ancestors. She likens the body to a technology. My body, you have always been the ceremony to transform pain … Continue reading

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