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A method of assemblage

“In practice bright ideas are very far from realities. And it is the word ‘practice’ that is the key. If new realities ‘out-there’ and new knowledge of those realities ‘in-here’ are to be created, then the practices that can cope with a hinterland of pre-existing social and material realities also have to be built up and sustained. 19 more words


“Only when you are lost can love find itself in you without losing its way.”

Helene Cixous


Academic Book of the Future Project Report - #AcademicBooks and Their Futures (Two reports by #AHRC - the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the #BritishLibrary)

In January 2014, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, in partnership with the British Library, issued a call for collaborative proposals for a team to explore the Academic Book of the Future in the context of open access publishing and the digital revolution, with total project costs up to a value of £450k FEC, with AHRC providing 80% of the costs. 101 more words


Contra Mundum - Episode 5: Why Textbook are SO Expensive

In this week’s podcast, I sit down with Dr. Brenda Ayres, a professor at Liberty University. She has published multiple academic books in her long career. 155 more words


Peer Review & Self-Publishing

Academics embark on their scholarly careers for a variety of reasons. Often they want to pursue their personal research agenda. Sometimes they even want to teach. 1,166 more words