Monthly Archives: August 2008

Whittington's Cat notes for Panto Terror.

Punch and Judy. The grim and glum reality of opportunism is today more and more prevalent, more and more accessed, acquiesced, more or more or less bad, worse than before. We are confronted on all sides by both overt and … Continue reading

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Goldsmiths ‘Staff Hallmark’ newspaper noticed Laura King’s, and my, recent article on the excellent television series Battlestar Galactica, published in the second (print) issue of Stimulus Respond. You can click on the image  alongside here to read the Hallmark story, … Continue reading

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Release – Graduate Student Conference, 02/09/08

Release! Tuesday, 2 September 2008 10am – 6pm Ben Pimlott Lecture Theatre Graduate Student Conference Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London Release! is the Centre for Cultural Studies’ annual MA students conference: a moment of friendly and relaxing … Continue reading

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Bakun and other damn floods

My friends at Suaram have been vigilant where no-one else has. I wrote on Bakun dam, resettlement and anthropological complicity in the journal Left Curve years ago (see link at the end of this post), and I remain interested in … Continue reading

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Dear John

I like to get random mail. Here’s one just out of the post bag: Dear Professor Hutnyk, I’m doing a feature for the October edition of Museums Journal about live music in museums, and the fashion for getting rock and … Continue reading

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. So a new term begins soon: . My Inagaural Public Lecture as Professor is on 30th September, at 5.30 in the Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre. You need an invite card from the College, so email me if you wanna … Continue reading

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The Society of Dissonance

Notes for Sonic with Julian. The sound of contemporary society within which the entrepreneurial mode of fabrication prevails, is one which flails about with immense clamour and commotion, the noise of each elementary moment now bereft of shape or form. … Continue reading

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