When I was a writing fellow at LaGuardia Community College, Thomas Meacham and I made a video for the Writing in the Disciplines Program. We followed Prof. Michelle Pacht’s English class through the process of writing a research paper— interviewing students, sitting in on their class, and accompanying them to Five Points in Queens. I’m posting here because Prof. Pacht recently published an...
This is what I'm talking about...
I’m really glad to see that this conversation is taking off. I’ve been saying for a long time (since an ethnographer who shall remain nameless told me to put the camera away a few years ago), that making things and reinvigorating academics go hand in hand (and gasp, you might also learn something devastatingly philosophical along the way and potentially make your own research come...
Breathing in the classroom
Long, long answer possible here. The short story is that, as a former teacher, I think there’s room for all kinds of experiences. There are times when NO technology is the best match and times when a thoughtful integration of technology is best. This may sound a little out there, but I’ve come to believe that it’s time for students to learn breathing techniques that help...
The books are fighting back
Religion and Materiality CFP →
In the eyes of human beings, life appears to be a unique and special phenomenon....– Manuel De Landa. A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History. 2:Flesh and Genes, Biological History:1000-1700A.D. (via anotherword)
Problem-solving bacteria crack sudoku →
Automatic Mechanical Self Replication
Flying through mitochondria
The bees have it
Camera in your head
Data still needs to be read
http://multitudeofblogs.blogspot.com/ and I could use about twenty more lifetimes to read it.
“The next big idea in language, history and the arts? Data.” In Mr. Scheinfeldt’s view academia has moved into “a post-theoretical age.” This “methodological moment”… http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/17/arts/17digital.html?hp
and an exorcism revival
Book of Ceremonial Magic by A.E. Waite →
it's this kind of day →
Tellmetale of stem or stone. Beside the rivering waters of, hitherandthithering...– Finnegans Wake p. 216
Chris Doyle on Vimeo
Roxy Paine- Distillation
Fred Tomaselli @ Brooklyn Museum →
River that flows both ways →
Dancers during the Virgin of Guadelupe Ceremony