Protevi, John. Intro to Political Affect

Protevi, John. Political Affect. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2009. To remember: ['political physiology':] the imbrications of the social and the somatic: how our bodies, minds, and social settings are intricately and intimately linked ... indicate[s] not only this mix of intellectual resources [science, philosophy, and politics] but also in order to indicate that subjectivity … Continue reading Protevi, John. Intro to Political Affect

Massumi, Brian. Concrete is as Concrete Doesn’t [Sensation]

From Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation (Durham: Duke University Press, 2002) Moments to remember: sensation also presents a directly disjunctive self-coinciding ...It is always doubled by the feeling of having a feeling. It is self-referential ... The doubling of sensation does not assume a subjective splitting, and does not of itself constitute a distancing. … Continue reading Massumi, Brian. Concrete is as Concrete Doesn’t [Sensation]

fasciality of writing/teaching/knowing

the massage therapist in me finds utter fascination in the delicate tenacity of fascia - the tensional network that wraps round musculature and bone structures, suspends organs. as much as any muscle tissue, connective tissue begs for manipulation. left untouched, irritated fascia can be responsible for referent pain, adhesions, even postural issues. often what we perceive … Continue reading fasciality of writing/teaching/knowing

desire.

the prompt: what does writing want? to touch and be touched [jean-luc nancy] to be understood [spinoza] to be habitual [goldberg] to be unhurried [pryor] to be mindful practice [boice] to make [shipka] to make change [schell, ahmed, fleischer] to connect to time/place/network [mueller] encounter/experience [deleuze, guattari] to move [massumi,manning] ...    

Research as a Living Process in and Beyond the First-year Writing Classroom

[Excerpts from a paper composed in "Issues in the Teaching of Writing" with Dr. Cathy Fleischer] Research as a Living Process in and beyond the First-year Writing Classroom   My Experience This term, I have experienced some real sticking points in the teaching of research in my WRTG 121, Researching the Public Experience, classroom. On … Continue reading Research as a Living Process in and Beyond the First-year Writing Classroom