Philology and Culture

Why marginalia

In the scholarship of the pre-digital new era, studied marginalia was a dynamic process that took place on top of a static medium. Where this grew into philological apparatus, it included multiple historical and contextual references.

No one to drive the car?

This is a three-part, in-progress post, about how how the book aims to identify meaningful features of culture today and take a regenerative, symmasthetic approach to studying it. Part 1.

Turtles all the way down

Introducing the subterranean central pattern of the book I am writing.

Larding the plain

This post inquires into the meaning of the phrase and what it has to do with the sad smile of Plato’s tyrant.

Pedagogy of extraneity

The development of the actionable epistemic fluency, relational skills, and critical reflexivity that are consequently understood as much needed today could be integrated into cultural studies courses, alongside the field’s established theoretical trajectory and reflection on first principles. The latter involves consideration of technical vs. non-technical knowledge as well as conceptual problems of inclusion and relevance.

Early work

Pedagogy of extraneity, A methodology for the pains of universality at university, Literary lessons in the works of Serbian scientists, Profound community: The apposition of Anne Carson’s ‘The life of towns’ and Plato’s ‘Protagoras’…