On Michel de Certeau

I thought this will be an interesting background stuff for our reading of Michel de Certeau on 16 March, 2012. Natalie Zemon Davis provides a comprehensive review of Michel de Certeau’s personal belief and writing. Particularly interesting is the way this piece speaks of de Certeau’s attempt to open up Christianity to the world: “Openness…

Proposed MLA 2013 Sessions on Everyday Life

Everyday Romanticism: Special Session Papers are welcome that examine the category of ‘the everyday’ in transnational Romantic-era writing, including attempts to theorize the everyday in light of industrialization, imperialism, and world war. 300-word abstract by 15 March 2012; Michael Hardy (mhardy@eden.rutgers.edu) and William Galperin  (william.galperin@gmail.com). Muslim Everyday Life: Special Session Seeking abstracts on fictional depiction of…

An Interesting Series of Lectures on Henri Lefebvre

Here is an interesting series of Lectures on Henri Lefebvre. Do look up: METROPOLITAN STUDIES COLLOQUIUM SERIES/Connecting Concrete and Abstract – Pt. 2: HISTORICIZING SPACE Connecting Concrete and Abstract: Conversations on Urban Revolution Inspired by Henri Lefebvre http://concreteandabstract.com The last twelve months have witnessed political upheaval on a global scale. Arab Spring. European Summer. American…

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