Tag Archives: Foucault

Seussing up Grad School

To de-stress from a very long, kind of grueling semester of my first year as a PhD student, I wrote this to capture some of the whackiness of grad school conversations. It’s not perfect, but it made me laugh to … Continue reading

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The Ecology of the Mindmap Gets Another Update

Mindmap: http://popplet.com/app/#/1589875 Ah, ecologies, cybernetic epistemologies, differences, affordances, and perceived affordances. What to add this week to my reframed mindmap? For the mindmap, I stuck to Bateson and Gibson as a way to continually try to contain the behemoth that has … Continue reading

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Peer Reviews for Case Study #1

For this week, I responded to Maury’s case study on a Foucauldian study of LARPing and Suzanne’s application of Genre Theory to the Underground Press Syndicate. I loved reading Maury’s case study because LARPing offers such a parallel and yet … Continue reading

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Genres, Boundaries, and Away We Go_Mindmap

Mindmap: http://popplet.com/app/#/1564732 For this week’s update of the mindmap, I added in two nodes, “Genre” and “Genre Boundaries,” and from there added in four quotes by Miller, Popham, and Bazerman. From these four quotes, I started finding connections between the … Continue reading

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Of Rhetoric and Men_Reading Notes

Okay, so the center of this week’s readings: rhetoric. Rhetoric in relation to genre, forms, types, boundaries, speech acts, cultural artifacts. The list of how to analyze rhetoric is endless and an old (very old) tradition. I started with Carolyn … Continue reading

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It’s a Foucault Thing_Mindmap

Mindmap: http://popplet.com/app/#/1564732 For this week’s wrap up of Foucault (for now, at least), I decided to add more quotes that helped me think back on the book’s threads of thought. For one of the nodes, I added a partial definition of … Continue reading

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History Must Be More than Blowing Dust off Books

“They cannot bear (and one cannot but sympathize) to hear someone saying: ‘Discourse is not life: its time is not your time; in it, you will not be reconciled to death; you may have killed God beneath the weight of … Continue reading

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“The Hollow of Its Own Mark”_Mindmap

Mindmap: http://popplet.com/app/#/1564732 Ah, Foucault. While sorting out the confusion that is my brain, I found that breaking the first half of Foucault’s Archaeology of Knowledge into my favorite quotes was actually quite useful before beginning the update to the mindmap. What … Continue reading

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