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AIRPORTS FOR CLASSROOMS April 14, 2014: The music was designed to be continuously looped as a sound installation, with the intent to diffuse the tense, anxious atmosphere of an airport terminal. Maybe what I mean is more simple: music for classrooms. The sometimes tense, anxious atmosphere of a workshop. The continuous looping of tradition, or convention, or both. At worst: [...] by

Work Can Be Cruel—But This Conference Won’t Be January 29, 2014: Mills College and the Public School (Oakland, CA) host "Cruel Work, the symposium" on February 8th. The symposium will feature talks and readings from Lauren Berlant, Dawn Lundy Martin, Jasper Bernes, Maya Gonzalez, Wendy Trevino, Jacki Wang, and Kathi Weeks. UPCOMING EVENT: Cruel Work, the symposium February 8 at Mills Hall [...] by

‘I am a love theorist, how did that happen?’ Lauren Berlant Reads Ariana Reines and Delaminates Love Theory Notes July 25, 2012: Oh, Lauren Berlant, we can't get enough of you. And it seems you have been reading Ariana Reines's The Cow. It says so right on your blog: I have been reading Ariana Reines’ The Cow. Three students gave me this book within a space of six months, and then I’ve given it to people who I thought could bear it and not a single person has [...] by

In Which I Try to Disburden Texts but Also Thank Reading for Swallowing Up My Problems April 13, 2012: That's "Reading" taking shape as Edith Sitwell's "hot sun," that "country giant that has swallowed up all the gold spangles of the dew...and has dried all the haycocks until they are dry and rustling as his own rays." Mm. (I blame Alexander Pope.) I think if you are reading enough—"enough," of course, would be a feeling; that is, up to you, [...] by