Monthly Archives: August 2015

Flying into New York

I recorded this on my flight in yesterday.

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Cannibal Metaphysics

Source: Cannibal Metaphysics

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Clarice Lispector says

“I don’t want something already made but something still being tortuously made.” (Água Viva, 6)

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Ian Buchanan’s “Assemblage Theory and its Discontents”

Buchanan’s paper from Deleuze Studies 9.3 is now available on his academia.edu page. I haven’t read it yet, but I did have the chance to talk about shared concerns (some of mine are here, in a dissertation chapter draft) with … Continue reading

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William Basinski, Disintegration Loop 1.1

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Michel Foucault, The Punitive Society (2015)

Michel Foucault, The Punitive Society: Lectures at the Collège de France, 1972-1973, Edited by Arnold I. Davidson, Palgrave Macmillan, September 2015 Publisher’s page ‘Unfortunately, when we teach morality, when we study the history of morals, we always analyze the Groundwork … Continue reading

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Haiku #2: Jordan

He lives like Hamsun I offered to send money “Just send thoughts,” he said

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Maurizio Lazzarato: Homage to Felix Guattari

Originally posted on Dr. Rinaldi's Horror Cabinet:
In this essay “Semiotic Pluralism” and the New Government of Signs Homage to Félix Guattari Maurizio Lazzarato (trans. Mary O’Neill) develops and extends Guattari’s a-signifying semiotics as part of his ongoing elaboration…

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Minoritarian urban research methods

I’m putting some finishing touches on a set of potential readings for a three-week exploration seminar to New York City that I am co-directing through the Comparative History of Ideas (CHID) program, and am looking for advice on minoritarian/marginal/experimental field … Continue reading

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Hamsun’s smooth spaces

I often take Henry Miller to be the quintessential urban nomad, drawing smooth spaces through his wanderings, but I am finally making my way through the first of one of his favorite author’s books, Hunger, and seeing a striking resonance. … Continue reading

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