Monthly Archives: September 2012

More on the critique of affect theory

Originally posted on Pop Theory:
In the latest Critical Inquiry, further responses to Ruth Leys’ critique of the turn to affect in cultural and social theory, and a response by her to these responses (thanks to Felicity Callard via Twitter…

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CFP-edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture

Originally posted on urbanculturalstudies:
CFP-edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture Submissions are invited for an edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture that has received initial interest from an international publisher known for their strength in Marxian-themed series and…

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2030 Eighth Ave.

As I mentioned in my last post, downtown and SLU are spilling into the Denny Triangle area. This tower will be across the street from Amazon’s new headquarters, and is about two blocks south of the “front door” to SLU. … Continue reading

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SLU phenomenology 1, draft

Walking toward the burgeoning South Lake Union neighborhood along Westlake Avenue from downtown Seattle takes me across a mysteriously empty corner of the city, which is punctuated by parking lots, auto shops, an old motel, a few small cafes and … Continue reading

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Design & Thinking

What does the future of creative capitalism look like? Innovation, rapid prototyping, customization…fun! Out with the crusty old engineers and financiers and in with the creatives! Design & Thinking will be screened as part of the Seattle Design Festival Friday; … Continue reading

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SLU: Extreme Makeover

Next week brings not only the first day of autumn but also the Second Annual Seattle Design Festival in South Lake Union. On the calendar you will find a whole host of design-related events and below you will find descriptions … Continue reading

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Originally posted on urbanculturalstudies:
[more information in original context┬áhere]: A THEMATIC CONFERENCE SERIES on The NEW IMPACTS OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL and POLITICAL CHANGE ON URBAN LIFE The Post-Crash City CONTEXT The global financial crisis has provoked re-analysis of the limits…

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