Job talk: Re-presenting the assigned topic for 21st century cultural studies

An introduction to and the slides for the job talk I gave for reappointment. The purpose of my presentation is to gently tease out the problem inherent to the topic, which may have been an intentional provocation. I did this by pointing to the tensions inherent to a 21st century corpus-based approach and (disautomatized) corporeality while also modelling and explaining the kind of approach that I take in my classes.

Running gear

A non-sponsored paean to Orange Mud gear and a picture of happiness.

Art and settling accounts

Unsentimental portrayals as learning tool?


On release from automatic thinking.

Dis-automatizing classes

This post will list some of the Stieglerian techniques I used in some of my courses this year to attempt to dis-automatize thought.