Monthly Archives: June 2006

theory of the offensive

Ben renames his spot, and deftly arcs up the flare: theory of the offensive: “Yet Another Televised Revolution, exclusively distributed as part of the Straight-to-Video CollectionMy new bland ambition: a critique of schematic efforts at the periodisation of the combined … Continue reading

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Intel needs anthro Interns for Love and Spirit research!!

From: Payne, Michael JSent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 9:42 AMTo: Ethnography ResearchersSubject: Call for Interns – please forward as appropriate Intel Corporation’s Domestic Designs and Technologies Research Groupis calling for interns! As part of Domestic Designs and TechnologiesResearch, the ethnographic … Continue reading

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Guardian becomes News of the World II – return of the Nawaz

So, though we heard it first in the guest lecture Aki gave in class at Goldsmiths in Spring term, finally The Guardian found a stupid headline to put above the press release Nation put out to promote the new Fun^da^mental … Continue reading

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Marx Lecture Notes 1998

Marx lecture – John Hutnyk 1998. DRAFT notes (rough and ropey) Marx (1818-1883). German-Jew in a family converted to Christianity. Student in Bonn and Berlin, met Friedrich Engels in 1844, from which his first important works date, together they wrote … Continue reading

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Graduate School at Goldsmiths

Well, in a fit of over-enthusiasm that belongs to some sort of undiagnosed workaholicism, and because I think there should be a revolutionary way to remake our universities, I applied for the post of Dean of the new Graduate School … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS album causes conflict

BREAKING NEWS album causes conflictBREAKING NEWS !FUN DA MENTAL NEW ALBUM IN TROUBLE FUN DA MENTAL’S new album “ALL IS WAR” (the benefits of g-had) has caused the directors of Nation Records to offer their resignations in the event the … Continue reading

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Hybridity and Diaspora

Big non-debate yesterday with our visitors, so I am posting the beginnings of a chapter just out to show I was not just warbling on (yet again):Hybridity It is by now established that authors writing on diaspora very often engage … Continue reading

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