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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
... poker play, and discussion threads from poker forum archives, the article explores how the game and its data-intensive software teach gamblers to act from the vantage of an infinite temporal field in which probabilistic values can be trusted to bear out. Although digital media is often associated...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (1): 21–43.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in particular to the height and gender of Le Corbusier’s Modulor Man, I argue that the forgotten system of measurement has much to teach us about the affective economies that underpin modernity and ongoing practices of measurement. Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 gender height Le...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (2): 235–259.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Seçkin Sertdemir Özdemir; Nil Mutluer; Esra Özyürek Today thousands of academics from Turkey, along with others from Syria, Iran, and Egypt, are deserting their homeland in search of intellectual refuge in Western countries. These exiled academics practice diverse forms of teaching and researching...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 349–354.
Published: 01 May 2020
... definitions of scholarship, these scholarly but anti-disciplinary books have much to teach the very disciplines that scorn them. Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 Undead Texts historicism disciplines comparative history of ideas pedagogy What is an Undead Text? The books...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Douala, Cameroon, or, closer to “home,” Saint-Denis and Mantes-la-Jolie. Individual artists and collectives, activist art spaces and teaching hubs, some wholly ephemeral and few of which make it to the limelight of the city center, are located there, many...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 239–259.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Chika Watanabe Abstract There is a growing trend to prepare children for future disasters. A Japanese nonprofit organization has developed an event called Iza! Kaeru Caravan , which includes games that teach children and their families how to survive disasters, from earthquakes to floods. Many...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (3): 611–612.
Published: 01 September 2006
... is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Ryerson University in Toronto, where she teaches courses on the history of writing, books, and communication technologies. She received her PhD in Language, Culture, and Teaching from York University. Torben Eskerod is an artist and freelance...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 May 2006
...-market economy in the context of con- temporary Chilean society. Antonio Di Oronzo is an assistant professor of architecture at City College of New York. He also teaches design and management at Parsons School of Design in New York City. He is the principal of bluarch architecture + interiors...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 559–577.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in hiring people from faraway places to teach in American universities? Is that one version of globalization? So it’s not that Americans who in your day became French historians are now all becoming Chinese historians; it’s that we have scholars from China and India now working in the United States...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... be taught and reinforced and practiced. As educators, this should be our job description in the twenty-first century, not teaching received truths but reshaping pedagogy to instill in students the ability, temperament, and talent to find knowledge, evaluate it, collaborate to make it, and share...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): 186–194.
Published: 01 January 1994
... based in Chicago. Charles Martin teaches in the Comparative Literature Department at Queens College, City University of New York. Stephen Marc teaches in the Photography Department at Columbia College Chicago; the photographs here are from his book, The Black TransatlanticExperience (Chicago...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 415–424.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of the day off from the seminar I’m teaching to catch up with unfin- ished work from home. I feel guilty to be spending a few hours secluded away, when it was so difficult to get the visa to come here. The windows in my apart- ment are closed; it has been chilly and damp with the occasional dusting...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 623–624.
Published: 01 September 2009
... is completing a book, coauthored with Qicheng Zhang, about practices of nurtur­ ing life (yangsheng) in contemporary Beijing. Claudia K. Grinnell is an assistant professor of English at the University of Loui­ siana at Monroe. She teaches technical writing and has published poetry, fiction...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 255–285.
Published: 01 May 2020
... cultural studies My interest in talking to Werner Sollors grew from a casual conversation while we were both teaching at NYU Abu Dhabi in the fall of 2018. Over lunch, I was fascinated to hear him speak about wartime multiculturalism and how, as a student in postwar Germany, he was exposed...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 January 2007
...) and, with John L. Comaroff, Of Revelation and Revo- lution, vol. 1 (1991) and vol. 2 (1997); Millennial Capitalism and the Culture of Neoliberalism (2002); and Law and Disorder in the Postcolony (2006). Carlos A. Forment is director of the Centro de Investigación de la Vida Pública and teaches politics...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 85–103.
Published: 01 January 2012
... because I’d taken a lot of courses in the eighteenth century at Virginia. I taught theory of the novel and also eighteenth- century materials at Yale. When I got to my next job at Swarthmore, I was forced to sign a letter saying that I would never ask to teach in the eighteenth century as long...
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Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 144–154.
Published: 01 January 1991
.... The unvarnished truth is that the MLA’s sniffy complaint amounts to this: honeis not “one of us.” Her writings confirm that virtue. She teaches at NYU and is vice president of the National Association of Scholars, a burgeoning organization resisting the politicization of higher education. She...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 67–78.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Jesse Weaver Shipley © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Saidou Mohamed N'Daou teaches history at Chicago State University. Jesse Weaver Shipley is an assistant professor of Anthropology and African and African Diaspora Studies at Bard College. His recent research and publications...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 249–252.
Published: 01 January 2006
... professors of anthropology at the University of Cape Town. Eric Fassin is a professeur agrégé at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, where he teaches in the social science department. His research focuses on the politics of gender, sexuality, and race in France and the United States. He recently...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (1): 13–22.
Published: 01 January 2001
... has said a number of times that she feels she is reading her own Bengali. And I won’t teach anything if I can’t strain toward that fidelity. In the case of texts “not written in English,” such teaching turns out to be translation...