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All the world’s a stage,

And all the men and women merely players.

They have their exits and their entrances,

And one man in his time plays many parts,

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Muscular Language | A gender-discourse activity

I’ve observed that in meetings and other forums, female managers all too frequently offer their perspectives couched in tentative language or hedge their opinions when they ought to be asserting their views more compellingly.   1,109 more words

claire bishop the social turn

IN CONVERSATION PIECES Kester argues that consultative and “dialogic” art necessitates a shift in our understanding of what art is—away from the visual and sensory (which are individual experiences) and toward “discursive exchange and negotiation.” He challenges us to treat communication as an aesthetic form, but, ultimately, he fails to defend this, and seems perfectly content to allow that a socially collaborative art project could be deemed a success if it works on the level of social intervention even though it founders on the level of art.

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Divine Discourse

‘Sa’ means Divine; ‘ai’ or ‘ayi’ means Mother and ‘Baba’ means Father. The Name, Sai Baba means Divine Mother and Father. Sai’s descent is to achieve the supreme task of uniting the entire mankind as one family through the bond of brotherhood and to affirm and illumine the Divine (Aathmic) Reality within each and every being. 99 more words



The image in my blog header is a work of art entitled The History of the World, by the 2004 Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller… 400 more words


Peasants. They are everywhere.

Peasants are concerned with the basics of life: eating, sleeping, fornication, a laugh. Life need not be complex nor complicated nor obtuse. 250 more words

Noss, Bakker, Hoyles, & Kent (2007) Situating Graphs as Workplace Knowledge


Noss, R., Bakker, A., Hoyles, C., & Kent, P. (2007). Situating graphs as workplace knowledge. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 65(3), pp. 367-384.  http://www.jstor.org.proxy.library.vanderbilt.edu/stable/27822681… 805 more words

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