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Books received - Foucault Lexicon, Lefebvre on Architecture, etc.

Henri Lefebvre’s Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment; Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night; Janet Ruane’s Essentials of Research Methods; Bernard Pivot, Ecrire, Lire et en Parler… 38 more words

Michel Foucault

Elizabeth Lebas obituary

I was sorry to hear the news of the death of Elizabeth Lebas. The Guardian has an obituary from her daughter, Anna Goldie.

I worked with Elizabeth on the  67 more words

Books

Nine critical theory books from June

critical-theory.com has a round-up of recently published books – Foucault, Lefebvre, Balso, Crary, etc.

Michel Foucault

Kostas Axelos, On Marx and Heidegger - forthcoming with Meson Press, translated by Kenneth Mills and edited by Stuart Elden

As I’ve mentioned here before, in recent months I’ve edited a translation, compiled the notes, and written an introduction for a forthcoming book.

The publisher is  172 more words

Publishing

Debord described [..] in his 1961 lecture (delivered via tape recorder) on the “Prospects for Conscious Modifications in Everyday Life,” everyday life was “organized within the limits of a scandalous poverty,” a poverty defined by the “scarcity of free time and scarcity of possible uses of this free time.” And this condition was by no means accidental, but the necessary product of modern capitalist accumulation and industrialization.

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20th Century

Our Quest to the ‘Other Side’

Our Journey began at Market Square which is located adjacent to the Police Station and just before the Port Alfred turn-off. Walking around a specific part of Grahamstown and identifying the connections to space, meaning and the sense of identity/community formed the basis of this assignment. 1,078 more words

Geography 201