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Books

Another batch of books came in. As I’m teaching cultural studies again (yesssss!!!!!), and working on my own projects, and having to replace many of the books I sold off before moving to Singapore, I’m rebuilding my book collection. Although … Continue reading

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Books

Some recently acquired books for the collection. Lots of Ranciere in preparation for a return to one of the chapters from my dissertation that I’m going to spin out into an article. Ditto for the Lyotard and Nail. Miller and … Continue reading

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Street Photography bibliography

This is for a project I hope to do on street photography. I’ll keep updating the list as I find new resources. Obviously it is not comprehensive, and will be overdetermined by my interest in Daido Moriyama. Urban Photography: Jun … Continue reading

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London and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Meeting

I’m currently sitting at Heathrow right now waiting for my flight back to Singapore after a great week in London. I got to do a little exploring, a bit of conferencing, a little connecting with old friends and meeting some … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On

My well-intentioned plans to blog a few times a week this summer were blown up by a bunch of stuff that took over this summer. Most importantly, I managed to secure continuing employment for myself at the National University of … Continue reading

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Conatus and Debt – A Few Thoughts

Reading yet more Jason Read today, as a way of easing myself into reading Lordon’s Willing Slaves of Capital: Spinoza and Marx on Desire. A few things struck me about his discussion of capitalism that help me understand why we … Continue reading

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Class Composition, Affective Composition of Labor, Migration

I’ve been reading through a few of Jason Read’s old blog posts and came across one from 2011 on “The Affective Composition of Labor.” In it, he has a really clear definition of class composition, which clarifies the stakes of … Continue reading

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More books

More books in the mail today. The little blue book on top is my good friend Andrew Culp’s new book, Dark Deleuze. Everyone should get it! Description: Rekindling Deleuze‚Äôs opposition to what is intolerable about this world Gilles Deleuze is … Continue reading

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Books

I’ve been working on a few projects and finally decided that I needed to purchase some of the books I’m using, rather than constantly checking them out of the library. Nietzsche, Deleuze & Guattari, and Graeber for a project on … Continue reading

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Derrida simplified

This is one of the most cogent summaries of Derrida I’ve ever seen. Probably the most, in fact. Of course, just getting to the heart of the matter doesn’t really make deconstruction any simpler, or less necessary. “Like other seismic … Continue reading

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