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Hairston: Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing

In this article, Hairston argues that, although composition has been successful in shifting away from the current traditional paradigm to process-based pedagogies, the emergent pedagogical models are even more troubling. 376 more words

Pedagogy

GRAYSON PERRY EXHIBITION."THE VANITY OF SMALL DIFFERENCES".WALKER ART GALLERY LIVERPOOL.POLEMIC.BY STEVEN BENSON

Grayson Perry, you OVERTLY privilege the class struggle over sexual orientation and gender identity issues; this is a MAN{sic}MADE putative hierarchy of oppressions; a non neo-Marxist view(in most strands of neo-marxist thought ALL the unprivileged are seen as all to be liberated simultaneously, i.e. 214 more words

(OFFICIAL)BIENNIAL.POST 7.WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF THE OFFICIAL BIENNIAL AND DOES IT FULFILL THEM?FOLLOWING A VISIT TO THE TATE CLAUDE PARENT AND DOMESTIC INTERIORS EXHIBITIONS. BY STEVEN BENSON

One of the overriding concepts behind the Official Biennial exhibits is: “how notions of intimacy, delinquency and inefficiency inform many contemporary art practices today”(Forward, by Sally Tarant, to the Official Biennial Book of reflective essays,”A Needle Walks into a Haystack”,2014). 502 more words

Mum

This is one of the more painful descriptions to post. The relationship between mother and daughter can often be a tenuous one and I almost did not want to include my Mum in this because my work has always been what sets me apart from the majority of my family. 20 more words

Photography

"WOMAN ON THE EDGE OF TIME"(PIERCEY). WHY THIS IS SUCH A GREAT BOOK. BY STEVEN BENSON

This book will move you, engage you and shock you.

It is the only (vaguely) sci-fi book I have ever really enjoyed. It makes Le Guin’s “Left Hand of Darkness” pale into¬† (polemical) comparison. 379 more words

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