Week 9 – review

This week had some of the best titles of readings on the course, covering Asian Eels, Flânerie, Academatron, Cyborgs and Shit. But intriguing titles, do not an easy text maketh! The false sense of security after reading Pickering was cruelly and categorically dashed within the first paragraph of Haraway’s Manifesto, and I spent too long [...]



“…the kind of lazy but not inconsequential thinking mentioned above: namely, the kind of Fukuyaman apocalyptics whose hyperbole is ultimately so incantatory as to dull the senses.” p. 1341 Castree & Nash (2004) I think this is one of the most fantastically crafted expressions of critique  - even though I’m not yet sure whether I [...]