public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags progressive & ethnicity

December 2006

November 2006

Miradas--in Spanish

extensive critical discussion of Latin American film and TV; Cuban site Accessible Writing

by 3 others
large collection of academic essays; "such diverse topics as art, architecture, race, Internet studies, sexuality, drama, design, multimedia, and current social issues. Also hypertext and streaming audio and video recordings."

ZoneZero: from analog to digital photography

a large socially committed ejournal, edited by Pedro Meyer, one of the pioneers in digital photographic art; galleries, essays, investigations into image circulation and production within digital communication, especially the Internet -- the media theory site

large site, attractive new design as of 11/06. essays, links, delving into popular culture and playing with it, theoretical explorations and savvy; highly recommended

SF Gate: Sex trafficking from South Korea to US

During their trip to South Korea, Chronicle reporter Meredith May and staff photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice found that while the public sex industry has slowed, parts of the business has gone underground and is still alive and well. Audio/slideshow in 4 p

Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society

very large bibliography on Critical Whiteness Studies, broken down into various categories; not interactive and does not lead to full text essays; worth going to the library to follow up on

The geopolitics of knowledge and the colonial difference

by Walter Mignolo; "'modernity' is not a strictly European but a planetary phenomenon to which the "excluded barbarians" have contributed, although their contribution has not been acknowledged."

Radical Graphics

large collection organized by thematic and political categories; useful for office door poster, flyer, or demonstration

Project Premises : Sed : A Trail of Thirst

hypertext and visual arts project on southwest US and politics of the border; extensive essay with incorporated artistic material; new vision of documentary media, visual ethnography

October 2006

one small project

learning from those who "claim leftover spaces in cities and live in unauthorized dwellings made of scavenged, leftover materials"; solicits contributions

Movement by Grigorio Agamben

author traces concept of movement from Aristotle and asks us to "rethink the concept of movement and its relation to biopolitics."

multilingual web journal

check out sections to left on main page, and also writings listed under "correspondence"


online magazine exploring "culture after the net"

re-public: re.imagining democracy

e-journal: "process of re-imagining democracy, broadly conceived as referring to the multitude of practices that shape everyday life"; in-depth left essays from an international perspective

July 2006

June 2006

EServer: Cultural Studies and Critical Theory

large bibliography with links to many full text essays--american studies, critical legal studies, literature, marxism, media, popular culture, postcolonialism, queer, race, women's studies