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Ian Bogost on email in The Atlantic

Ian Bogost discusses the problems of email in The Atlantic. Email is the worst, but some emails are worse than others. The worst emails are forwards. And the worst forwards? Not the jokes your uncle sends you from his AOL account, … Continue reading

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Back in the Sattel(zeit) again

Originally posted on JHIBlog:
by John Raimo Where does the historian Reinhart Koselleck (1923-2006) stand in intellectual history today? Among his readers, Koselleck remains a preeminent theorist of historical time and historiography, an innovative figure in ‘conceptual history’ (Begriffsgeschichte), and…

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New issue of Limn on “Ebola Ecologies”

Originally posted on Governing Emergencies:
Issue 5 of Limn is now available and focuses on the 2014 Ebola outbreak. It is a great resource for anyone interested in global biosecurity emergencies and how global health norms, logics and techniques can be…

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Clayton Howard reviews Amy Howard’s More Than Shelter: Activism and Community in San Francisco Public Housing

Originally posted on Society and space:
Clayton Howard reviews Amy Howard’s (2014) More Than Shelter: Activism and Community in San Francisco Public Housing Few policy debates have launched greater scholarly inquiry than discussions of the so-called “underclass” in the 1980s…

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Scott Lash remembers Ulrich Beck

At the Theory, Culture & Society website – Scott Lash remembers Ulrich Beck.

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Top posts on Progressive Geographies this week

Foucault and Iran (and Ernst Bloch) – an August 1979 interview newly available in French Günter Figal resigns as Heidegger Society Chair over the content of the Black Notebooks Heidegger’s Black Notebooks: Philosophy, Politics, Anti-Semitism A request for help – … Continue reading

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Slavoj Žižek – I put down notes, I edit it. Writing disappears

I’m sure I’ve shared the quote before, but this is with a video. How much would he write if he could actually type? (Via Biblioklept)

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