Reading as Democracy in Crisis Now Available for Purchase

I’m pleased to announce that Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History is now available for order on Rowman & Littlefield’s website. The chapters in this book demonstrate how the variety of reading strategies represented by the figures and movements discussed … Continue reading Reading as Democracy in Crisis Now Available for Purchase

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Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History

I’m pleased to announce that Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History was made available for purchase by Lexington Books, the academic imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, in April of 2019. The featured image above by photographer Rebekah Rovira is … Continue reading Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History

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12th August 1827 – the Death of William Blake | Dorian Cope presents On This Deity

While I think the gnostic Blake thesis is overly simplistic, much appreciation for this tribute to Blake’s life on the anniversary of his death: 12th August 1827 – the Death of William Blake | Dorian Cope presents On This Deity. … Continue reading 12th August 1827 – the Death of William Blake | Dorian Cope presents On This Deity

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Mesmerizing Photographs of Soldiers’ Faces Before and After a War

Originally posted on Punkonomics (@DearBalak):
Mesmerizing Photographs Of Soldiers’ Faces Before And After A War While the emotional repercussions of war aren’t easy to measure, the before, during, and after pictures of soldiers who have seen combat tell a pretty unsettling story.… Continue reading Mesmerizing Photographs of Soldiers’ Faces Before and After a War

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The Sociopathology of Everyday Business

I’m posting a link here to my 2010 review of The University Against Itself for Workplace: A Journal of Academic Labor. The reviewed anthology is a collection of essays about the failed 2005-06 NYU graduate student workers’ strike and what participants learned from it. The events surrounding this strike form something like a case study for many of the dysfunctions in higher ed. today. Continue reading The Sociopathology of Everyday Business

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