“I’ve always rejected being understood. I prefer to be taken seriously for what I’m not, remaining humanly unknown, with naturalness and all due respect.” — Fernando Pessoa, Book of Disquiet

I first learned about journal clubs (or scholarly reading groups) by reading Sarah J. Coysh, William Denton, and Lisa Sloniowski’s…

On Violence: Rupture and Saturation of the Contemporary Experience

“But I have tamed myself,

I have stomped on the throat

of my own song.” — Mayakovsky

Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash

One day, while working at the service desk of a local public library, a man came up and said something which lent several chuckles…

“More life, more everything” — Drake, “Free Smoke”

What does capitalism want? Thinkers like Jason W. Moore have said that it wants to eat the world, locked in a perpetual cycle of accumulation, gathering into itself all that is living: soil, forests, minerals, living beings, energy reserves. …

Lydia Zvyagintseva

Speculative librarianship, labour, power, technology. I am interested in land education.

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