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First Day, Fall 2012

Somehow it is already the first day of classes for 2012. I am not sure where my summer went. I am excited to teach a new grad class this semester, New Media Production. The course differs from the other grad … Continue reading

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New Media Production

This fall I will be piloting a New Media Production class for our PhD program. This aims to be different from my usual “read a colossal amount of theory” approach to graduate courses; the emphasis will be on that final … Continue reading

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Walking Notes: Latour on Heidegger

I was thinking today about Latour’s move to Heidegger in “Why Has Critique Run Out of Steam”. He notes that it might strike many as odd, a hyper-realist turning to one among the most speculative of phenomenologists. But Heidegger’s fourfold … Continue reading

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Zakaria and Political Reality

I missed a post yesterday, so two posts today. First, a brief comment on Zakarias’ article “How Conservatism Has Lost Touch with Reality. A friend has a rather scathing response to Zakarias over at his blog, arguing that Zakarias is … Continue reading

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Here, Hear Ulmer (Or, U Might Learn Electracy, Really)

Today professor Ulmer visited University of South Florida to give a talk on electracy and have a discussion with our graduate students. I had the pleasure of introducing Professor Ulmer. Here’s my introduction (I have some notes from the talk … Continue reading

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Ulmer Riff: Recipe

My class is progressing with our mystories. In an effort to help them grasp Ulmer’s approach to relay and imitation, I crafted what I call the recipe assignment. Its inspired by a visit from poet Robert Pinsky this past Spring; … Continue reading

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Ulmer Exercise: Term Extensions

Today in class we are working on two exercises from Ulmer’s Internet Invention; the first of which is his Term Extensions exercise. Using the history of the term “culture” as a model, select a different craft (other than agriculture) and … Continue reading

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An Insignificant MyStory (Part 3)

In between posts with Casey today, I did manage to get some work done. Particularly, I’m working on prepping for my summer course. I will be teaching a 6 week upper-division expository writing course. Usually, I teach expository writing as … Continue reading

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