Tag: College

Sorting It Out: Sustainability in Higher Education

guestauth0r , November 15th, 2021


by Kathy Zhang In May of 2021, I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a combined degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Art. I…


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Revisiting the Past: Some Thoughts on the UNCC Shooting

Anthropology365 , April 28th, 2020


Today is April 27, 2020. April 30 will mark one year since a gunman walked into my LBST 2213 class on the last day of the semester. I’ve…


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Lessen trekken. Een reflectie op leerprocessen tussen student en docent

standplaatswereld , July 12th, 2019


De studiehandleiding voor een vak in het wetenschappelijk onderwijs vertelt vaak weinig over de rol van de docent. De handleiding moet hoofdzakelijk aangeven waar de studenten na het…


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“Certain esoteric rites” for The Ethnographer

Are Teaching and Learning Among the Things We Do For Love?

Susan D. Blum , February 8th, 2016


Professor Marjorie Faulstich Orellana of UCLA suggested that there is a “‘Love’ Revolution” underway in education as reaction against the punitive and judgment-drenc…


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The Game of School

Susan D. Blum , December 28th, 2015


Strategies are the main learning outcome of all those years of school. Anyone who flunks strategy basically flunks school. Anthropology is a field of inquiry not only focused…


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Alexander R. Galloway, “Laruelle: Against the Digital”

Carla Nappi , March 5th, 2015


“The chief aim of [philosopher François Laruelle’s] life’s work is to consider philosophy without resorting to philosophy in order to do so.” What is non-philosophy, what would it…


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School Is War, Prison, Factory, Machine, Business, Game, Life….And Other Metaphors: recommending Permaculture

Susan D. Blum , August 6th, 2014


If metaphors organize our thinking and if there is no genuinely neutral way of speaking about anything, then it is worth looking into the dominant metaphors used. School is a domai…


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