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Studying Through the Undercommons: Stefano Harney & Fred Moten – interviewed by Stevphen Shukaitis

Stevphen: Preparing for the interview I resorted to a typically web 2.0 approach of asking on Facebook what questions I should ask. I sent some of these to you. One question that seemed quite interesting was whether it was possible … Continue reading

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WE AREN’T HERE TO LEARN WHAT WE ALREADY KNOW

A good question, in short, is an honest question, one that, like good theory, dances on the edge of what is knowable, what it is possible to speculate on, what is available to our immediate grasp of what we are … Continue reading

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Making Excellence Inclusive

Making Excellence Inclusive Making Excellence Inclusive is AAC&U’s guiding principle for access, student success, and high-quality learning. It is designed to help colleges and universities integrate diversity, equity, and educational quality efforts into their missions and institutional operations. https://www.aacu.org/making-excellence-inclusive

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Louis Althusser 1970 “Lenin and Philosophy” and Other Essays Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (Notes towards an Investigation)

As Marx said, every child knows that a social formation which did not reproduce the conditions of production at the same time as it produced would not last a year.[2] The ultimate condition of production is therefore the reproduction of … Continue reading

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THE Debate: Fear and anxiety contaminate our thinking about the possibilities of university life

Jennifer Doyle is professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. Her latest book, Campus Sex, Campus Security, was published by Semiotext(e) this month. The campus security nightmare scenario in the US revolves around two phenomena: the statistical anomaly of … Continue reading

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THE Debate: We found that sexual assault was pervasive on campuses in the US and that schools were covering up these crimes to protect their reputations

Nicole Westmarland is professor of criminology and director of the Durham Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse at Durham University. She is also a member of the Durham University Sexual Violence Task Force, and is author of Violence against Women – Criminological Perspectives … Continue reading

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Five Minutes with Jennifer Doyle

Recently there have been incidents reported in the media involving police overreach on college campuses, and incidents of campus rape and how they have (and have not) been handled. The title of your book, Campus Sex, Campus Security aims to connect these … Continue reading

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