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December 2006

Lateral Thinking Problems - Preconceptions

by jlesage
The site poses problems in lateral or logical thinking, from easy to hard, with both hints and answers. Great party conversation and something kids will like.

November 2006

ArtLex on New Media

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

Geography courses with websites Valparaiso University

by jlesage
Geography courses, both present and past, with exercises, links, bibliography. Also see Urban Studies and American Indian Studies. Understanding place as cultural should inform both fiction and non-fiction film.

Research on Place and Space

by jlesage & 1 other
huge portal site, across disciplines; "...other terms are sometimes used in place of place, such as home, dwelling, milieu, territory, and of course, space. None of these, though, are necessarily equivalent to the notion of place."

Conversations with Dina

by jlesage
post on how students did visual ethnography using Flickr and the tags people put there

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.

Bruce B. Janz Home Page

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

Neoliberalizing Space

by jlesage
essay on updating space-place theory for contemporary economics

Philosophy and Contemporary Culture

by jlesage & 1 other
extensive links page for cultural studies, theory, web resources, major figures by a teacher

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. -

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

'The Science Of Ghosts' - Derrida In 'Ghost Dance' (1983)

by jlesage
Derrida plays himself in 1983 film about concepts of memory; he says he is here a ghost in the art of ghosts, cinema. Many clips from this film found here


by jlesage
a very large sociology site from the University of Amsterdam; of particular interest are a section on web sociology and one on famous sociology; site is full of both explanations and links to other full text articles

October 2006

Knowing Knowledge - a photoset on Flickr by George Siemens

by jlesage
for those interested in infoaesthetics, this set of 57 images about aspects of knowledge is a stimulating philosophical exercise and a way to ask students how they might have made an image of similar interacting concepts

Composing Cyberspace, by Rich Holeton

by jlesage
website for book, with sections on knowledge, community, and identity; does not have text of book but many useful questions, links, and resources

A Rape in Cyberspace By Julian Dibbell

by jlesage
1993, complete text of essay delineating important event in Internet history

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