Massumi, Brian. “A Doing Done Through Me,” The Power at the End of the Economy

Massumi, Brian. The Power at the End of the Economy. Durham and London, Duke University Press, 2015. To remember: It is the act of choice that is autonomous, in the dissociative dimension of the dividual [individual absorbed in its relation to itself] ... Choice spills from the readiness potential of the subject's affective blind spot, … Continue reading Massumi, Brian. “A Doing Done Through Me,” The Power at the End of the Economy

Barbara Bird, “Meaning-Making Concepts”

discovered this via Amy Ann Latawiec in her MCEA/MiWCA 2016 critique of how we use seminal and traditional texts in training new teachers. Bird, Barbara. Meaning-Making Concepts: Basic Writer’s Access to Verbal Culture To remember: Engagement in verbal culture, though, requires more than interpretive reading and deep-level writing: this engagement also requires our affective responses ...Some … Continue reading Barbara Bird, “Meaning-Making Concepts”

touching [writing, writing] feeling

Handout/notes from yesterday's WIDE-EMU '16 presentation with my brilliant colleague, Thomas Passwater. touching [writing, writing] feeling The sense of physical touch itself, at least so far, has been remarkably unsusceptible to being amplified by technology (Sedgwick 15). The experience named “writing” is this violent exhaustion of the discourse in which “all sense” is altered, not into another … Continue reading touching [writing, writing] feeling

Cvetkovich, Ann. “Public Feelings”

Cvetkovich, Ann. "Public Feelings." South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 106, no. 3, 2007, pp. 459-68. To remember: The goal is to depathologize negative affects so that they can be seen as a possible resource for political action rather than as its antithesis. This is not, however, to suggest that depression is thereby converted into a positive … Continue reading Cvetkovich, Ann. “Public Feelings”

McLeod, Susan. “Some Thoughts about Feelings”

McLeod, Susan. “Some Thoughts about Feelings: The Affective Domain and the Writing Process.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 38, no. 4, 1987, pp. 426–435. http://www.jstor.org/stable/357635. To remember:  But we have tended to ignore the affective domain in our research on and speculation about the writing process. This is partly due to our deep Western suspicion … Continue reading McLeod, Susan. “Some Thoughts about Feelings”

Ahmed, Sara. The Cultural Politics of Emotion. “Introduction: Feel Your Way”

Ahmed, Sara. The Cultural Politics of Emotion. New York London, Routledge, 2015. To remember: Bodies take the shape of the very contact they have with objects and others ... texts that circulate in public domain ... work by aligning with collectives by attributing "others" as the source of our feelings ... those who are 'not … Continue reading Ahmed, Sara. The Cultural Politics of Emotion. “Introduction: Feel Your Way”

Hung, Ruyu. “Toward an Affective Pedagogy of Human Rights Education”

Hung, Ruyu. "Toward an Affective Pedagogy of Human Rights Education." Journal of Pedagogy, vol. 5, no. 1, 2014., pp. 48-64doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/jped-2014-0003. To remember: Affective Pedagogy of Human Rights Education (or APHRE) [:] emphasizes affectivity, feelings, bodily perception, and aesthetic experience (49). this excessively rationalistic approach becomes rote learning and impoverishes the meaning of education. Hence a … Continue reading Hung, Ruyu. “Toward an Affective Pedagogy of Human Rights Education”