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research ramblings

Lucas Samaras – Why are you making art? So that I can forget my separateness from everything else. Kathy – BUT WHY ARE YOU WRITING?

Kathy–But why are you writing? Does it expose your unseparateness from everything else? Link you to a state of belonging? Or just further acknowledgement of detached states of being? Why are you writing? Why do so many of us, visual...
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oh damn my procrastination and that dastardly Pierre Bourdieu and his Fields of Cultural Production

He had me calling him a dastardly convoluted textual bastard on page five with his ten mile long sentences that fold back upon themselves and lead me to all forms of procrastinatory behaviors (it is always nice to blame someone...
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Joan Didion — “Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind there would have been no reason to write.”

identity management: countering the burden of stigma [Erving Goffman + Sally Mann]

MicroReading Response to Goffman’s text Stigma via the countering of the stigma of bad mother CONCEPT: Erving Goffman suggests that there are common cues that we become temporally and situationally dependent on that allow us to anticipatorily size up individuals as recognizably human or...
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Resistance must always be articulated from within discourse. – Judith Butler

accounting again and again for myself – i am scholar, only sort of, it is an unreconcile fit

MORNING MUSING. i find myself accounting again and again for myself as i navigate rendering myself legible, viable, particularly in the realm as scholar, even neophyte scholar. i find myself brushing up against conventions of scholarliness and bristle at my inability to access, to...
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