Let’s play ‘isITethical‘

This week’s reading group gathered to play the prototype of ‘isITethical’, a game designed and created by Malé Luján Escalante. It was absolutely marvelous and we had a lot of fun playing! At the same time, we learned a lot about disaster management, communication and...

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Taking out the trash

Picking Up is about the seemingly mundane and certainly smelly world of garbage collection in New York City. Author Robin Nagle is motivated by the question, “Who cleans up after us?” She works as an anthropologist-in-residence at the New York Department of Sanitation...

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5 Anatomy Lessons

Anatomy of a Soldier tells the story of a British captain injured in Afghanistan. From this compelling starting point, author Harry Parker adds a twist: forty-five objects narrate the story. Though a bestseller this book wasn’t on my radar until Ole B. Jensen, when...

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Difference, repetition, movement

This week’s Cemore reading group meandered to Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition, because Baudrillard (last reading) made us curious about the symbolic as an act of exchange. We found Deleuze ‘therapeutic’ and not amenable to an instrumental...

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Difference and Repetition

Cemore Reading Group, Wednesday February 1st, 4-5pm, Bowland North B37 (Mobilities Lab). The Cemore reading group will next meet to discuss the Introduction to Gilles Deleuze’s Difference and Repetition (London: Continuum Books, 2004 [1968], pp. 1-37). It will...

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