Monthly Archives: May 2015

A thousand plateaus Workshop 3: London

Workshop 3: London.

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Occupy Wall Street, Part Three

Originally posted on Nomad Scholarship:
This is part three of my reflections on the relevance of Deleuze & Guattari’s political philosophy to the Occupy movement: the first one was on war machines; the second one was on ahistorical becomings.  Part Two ended…

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Taksim Commune: Gezi Park And The Uprising In Turkey

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
from brandon jourdan This short documentary is a rare behind-the-scenes look at Summer 2013 Gezi Park protests in Istanbul, Turkey. In late May 2013, political unrest swept across Turkey. In Istanbul, a large part of…

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Seattle Council Candidates Propose Citywide Streetcar System

Originally posted on The Northwest Urbanist:
The SLU line at its southern terminus. (Photo by the author) Two at-large candidates for the 2015 Seattle City Council election, John Roderick and Alon Bassok, have jointly proposed a vision for a citywide…

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A very good discussion of academic book publishing by publisher editors

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
A very good discussion of academic book publishing by publisher editors at Daily Nous – philosophy editors, but lots of good stuff for many disciplines.

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Occupy Wall Street, Part Two

Originally posted on Nomad Scholarship:
This is part two of my reflections on the relevance of Deleuze & Guattari’s political philosophy to the Occupy movement: the first one was on war machines; this one is on ahistorical becomings.  Part One ended with…

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Bataille on Literature and Evil (1958)

Thanks to Linda Stewart for posting this on Facebook! You can see the original Open Culture article here or watch the video below.

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Nomadology of Institutions revisited

Originally posted on Nomad Scholarship:
Toward the end of Part Two of this essay, I suggested that institutions embody what Lyotard calls “language-games” – institutions, in other words, include what Deleuze & Guattari refer to as collective assemblages of enunciation. …

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Occupy Wall Street from a deleuze-guattari perspective

Originally posted on Nomad Scholarship:
Although I will be posting further installments of my series on “Nomad Citizenship revisited” devoted to developing a nomadology of institutions, I was asked to reflect on the relevance of Deleuze & Guattari’s political philosophy to…

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Life in the Accelerated Academy: anxiety thrives, demands intensify and metrics hold the tangled web together

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Interesting piece at the Impact of Social Sciences blog by Mark Carrigan. The imagined slowness of university life has given way to a frenetic pace, defined by a perpetual ratcheting up of demands and an entrepreneurial ethos seeking…

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