Monthly Archives: November 2016

Carl Burton’s game ISLANDS

A colleague who works in games studies just sent me this link that includes both a video preview of the game and a great rundown, replete with references to Marc Augé’s  Non-Places. I especially appreciate it right now, as I’m … Continue reading

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Deleuze Studies Conference, June 19-21, 2017, Toronto

A reminder that the Deleuze Studies conference in Toronto next summer is still accepting abstracts through November 30. More info here, including the Deleuze Camp lineup.

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writing autotherapy #1

The most admirable thing about writers like Knausgaard or Murakami is that they manage to capture the fullness of the present with their words. They amplify the play of the internal life with the external world, and create not just … Continue reading

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adjunct life/research productivity

As a precariously employed academic friend recently said, “adjunct teaching is addictive because you actually feel like you’re needed.” That is, needed by the students, of course, especially when you pour yourself into trying to do a good job. Nothing … Continue reading

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McKenzie Wark on the dividual (+Lazzarato, Butler, Nietzsche, Bifo — the whole crew)

Originally posted on Becoming Poor:
I didn’t get a chance to dig into this yet but it looks promising…

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