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PUBLIC MARKS with tags space & culturalstudies

03 December 2006

other people's stories

by jlesage
Every story on OPS is a story a contributor heard from someone else. These stories have been overheard and misheard, told and re-told and sometimes refined over time.

01 December 2006

Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society

by jlesage & 2 others
"Our interests extend to the wondrous, the curious, the singular, the esoteric, the arcane, and the sometimes hazy frontier between the plausible and the implausible." a whacky collection

Hayden White, Historiography and Historiophoty

by jlesage
"Historiophoty" is Robert Rosentstone's term for our representing history visually and filmically; in contrast, according to White, is "historiography," representing history verbally, in prose.

28 November 2006

James Elkins - Syllabi

by jlesage
many of this teacher's lectures on art, visual culture, and social issues are here, along with his syllabi

27 November 2006

Dr. Chris Mullen, The Visual Telling of Stories, illustration, design, film, narrative sequences, magazines, books, prints etc

by jlesage & 1 other
a very large historical archive, often from advertising, "to provide for all levels of possible viewer a visually orientated taxonomy of the ways in which pictures are used to tell stories." unique collection, also useful for many other purposes

Reconstruction

by jlesage
a cultural studies ejournal, with essays on literature and film; fall 06 issue is on blogging theories and practices.

26 November 2006

media teacher's home page, lots of resouces, links pages

by jlesage
"news and journalism, film, TV, media policy, media reform activism, philosophy and social theory, urban history, contemporary American politics--\perspective informed by media history, political economy and social and cultural theory."

Links to cultural studies syllabi

by jlesage
from the Cultural Studies L site, a listerv and a source of other resources as well

Cyberstudies webring

by jlesage
collection of sites with interest in cyberculture, many from the social sciences

21 November 2006

Travel Photos - The Great Mirror

by jlesage
"a large and sprawling collection of photographs of cultural or humanized landscapes. The images are arranged geographically and are narratively sequenced and captioned to reflect the interests of a geographer."

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."

What Can We Do With Flickr? on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

by jlesage
how to create hotspots with popup notes on Flickr. Very useful for image analysis and assignment requiring students to comment on social aspects or formal aspects of image; or to formally critique them.

20 November 2006

Fixings Shadows - Still Photography

by jlesage
work of individual photographers and photographs of historical and ethnographic interest and value, including a section on found photos

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

Photo Essays in Black and White by Herman Krieger

by jlesage
views of vernacular architecture and everyday use in small towns; from Eugene Oregon

American Studies Electronic Crossroads

by jlesage
large American Studies web portal, organized into Communities | Curriculum | Technology & Learning | Reference & Research

Design Observer: writings about design & culture

by jlesage & 1 other
very well written blog; as I have commented before, knowing about space and place is crucial for thoughtful mediamakers

19 November 2006

(Notes on) Politics, Theory & Photography

by jlesage
blog that reviews and critiques aspects of art and visual culture and photojournalism, often from an ethical standpoint

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

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