Monthly Archives: March 2012

Clybourne Park at Seattle Rep

From the Seattle Repertory Theatre‘s website: A spin on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, this razor-sharp new satire takes a jab at race and real estate in a Chicago neighborhood’s past and present. The play begins in 1959 … Continue reading

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Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space in New York City

Originally posted on urbanculturalstudies:
A new, exciting museum is being planned to keep alive the rich history of reclaimed urban space in New York City. The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, MoRUS, will be located in the storefront of the…

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Spinoza’s Ethics, Part 1, P1-P5

In an attempt to uncover Spinoza’s logic, I’m going to transcribe his propositions without the exact verbiage of his demonstrations, etc., and provide my own words for understanding what he means (or at least reword his demonstrations for myself). P1: … Continue reading

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Dissertation/Thesis to Book

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Some brief advice from publishers in this video (via the University of Minnesota Press blog) – it was from the Society of Cinema and Media Studies conference, but the advice is general:

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Spinoza, Substance, and Affections

Originally posted on Larval Subjects .:
For the last two semesters I have been teaching, after previous failed attempts, Part 1 and Part 3 of Spinoza’s Ethics in my Intro to Philosophy courses. Much to my surprise compared to previous experience,…

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A Portrait of Spinoza as a young man*

Through experience, Spinoza arrives at the conclusion that ordinary events that occur in everyday life are “empty and futile” (3, I can sense Lefebvre’s blood-pressure rising at this opening sentence) and that objects that he feared “had nothing of good … Continue reading

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My son & Nietzsche

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