Tag: academic space

The Crêperie at Nanterre

eli , November 23rd, 2017

The University of Paris-X at Nanterre is now just called Université Paris Nanterre. I went there this week to poke around in the archives of my fieldsite. On the…


Bourdieu on UC Santa Cruz

eli , March 25th, 2017

I just came across Pierre Bourdieu’s curious comment on American universities and their set-apartness from society: American universities, especially the most prestigious and the most exclusive,…


Philosophers without infrastructure, Part 2

eli , March 31st, 2016

Following up on my last post (and indirectly on a couple of older posts), I came across an interesting interview extract that comments in a bit more detail…