Author Archives: Keith Harris

Presentation video — Abstract machines of urbanization: political economy, ethics, and aesthetics

  All the presentation are available here.

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International Symposium Assemblage Thinking: Theory, Analysis, Practice And Governance Press Release

I was fortunate to spend last weekend in Mytilene, Greece (Lesbos) for this symposium on assemblage thinking. It was an interesting experience for many reasons, the foremost of which is that I do not not directly engage with much of … Continue reading

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Besse/Modiano

Note to self: evidently Jacques Besse is a character in Modiano’s novel Chien de printemps. Boris Vian already made an appearance in Modiano’s Un Pedigree.

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Thursday in Paris

If you’re looking for me next Thursday evening, I’ll be here:    The rest of my 24 hour stay — en route to The Assemblage Thinking symposium in Mytilene, Lesbos (where I’ll be talking not about assemblages, but abstract machines) … Continue reading

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Don’t mind me, I’m just teaching a bunch and reading Modiano

The adjunct life — want to know how you get “stuck” in it? You teach so much that you don’t have any time to do any original research, let alone find and apply for jobs. I’m not complaining though, because … Continue reading

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Deleuze: “Qu’est-ce que l’acte de création?”

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General Strike in Guiana: The Vanguard of France’s Decolonization Is in the Overseas Territories

Photograph above by Christel Bonard of Gwendolyne, holding the Guianan flag (thanks Lya Selma Zébus-Loubidika) You might or might not have heard about the general strike currently unfolding in Guiana. Guiana is a French colony in South America, home of … Continue reading

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