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22 November 2006

ArtLex on New Media

by jlesage
entry in big art site has many links and hypertext connections to trace out; useful

20 November 2006

Visual Culture and the Contemporary City

by jlesage
extensive course lectures with special attention to Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin's concepts, especially Benjamin on the flaneur.

Modern Ruins, Photographic Essays - Shaun and Wendy O'Boyle

by jlesage
Traces, in the sense of Walter Benjamin's Arcades project, mark visual culture and always tell a story, if we take the time to notice

American Lesbian Photography - Home

by jlesage
"aim is to provide an overview over those lesbian photographers that took pictures of lesbians, and .. to discuss their photography in relation to the time in which they worked"

Bruce B. Janz Home Page

by jlesage
very large academic resources collection for arts, humanities, social theory, philosophy

Joel Kovel

by jlesage
many of this important writer's essays online, a psychoanalyst who has long been a political commentator

18 November 2006

Journal E: Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America

by jlesage
one of the most important exhibitions of our time, also raising questions about the ethics of exhibiting violence in our media culture today

16 November 2006

Geoff Stahl - Still 'Winning Space?': Updating Subcultural Theory

by jlesage
deals with the impact of computer mediated communication on subcultural theory; refutes role of "authenticity"; good overview of shifts in field

Book Review of "Sowing Empire: Landscape and Colonization"

by jlesage
Filmmakers and writers need to be aware of the history and social practice "spoken" by spaces and places. This is about the politics of gardens.

15 November 2006

generations, translations

by jlesage
research and translations by a small group of people interested in developing critical approaches to philosophy and social and political thought. It involves theoretical openness as an experimental method, as an ethical principle and as a social practice

13 November 2006

Internet history

by jlesage & 1 other
on other pages, find history of other important Internet developments, such as Google and PayPal

translate.eipcp.net - translate.eipcp.net

by jlesage
a multilingual web journal that challenges received ideas about linguistic and cultural "translation" along principles of a critique of culturalisation; social recomposition, beyond postcolonialism: a global commons; multilinguality vs. national language

11 November 2006

Homi Bhabha - Excerpts

by jlesage
excerpts from postcolonial scholar's major works, also bibliography, links, other material

07 November 2006

WWF - A way of life threatened by climate change

by jlesage
an audio/slideshow with native peoples of Alaska testifying to effects of climate change

06 November 2006

archive : s0metim3s | Undercommons 2.0 | October | 2006

by jlesage
Andrew Ross: “Technology and Below-the-Line Labor in the Copyfight over Intellectual Property” (American Quarterly, 58:3, 2006).

Documenting America

by jlesage & 1 other
huge photographic archive from Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection

Syllabus - SOC 4391 - Social Theory

by jlesage
value of the course outline is that there are links to chapters of most classics in social theory, reproduced as full text chapters and extensive excerpts

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