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a posthuman ant a lifestream

Make a rhizome. But you don’t know what you can make a rhizome with, you don’t know which subterranean stem is going to make a rhizome, or enter a becoming, people your desert. So, experiment. (Deleuze &Guattari, 1987: 246)   … Continue reading

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Posthuman week 11

While trying to crack posthuman pedagogy, the ideas put forward by Gough (2004) struck me as potentially good guidelines. Toward the end of his paper, he criticises the Cyborg Manifesto, which, in his opinion, although firmly grounded in situated knowledge, cyborg … Continue reading

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Visual week 10

The term visual turn stuck to me the moment I heard it, mostly because of its interpretive openness and democracy of relations with  no embedded subordination. The visual syntax resembles a rhizome more than a Chomskyan tree. Visually, the day … Continue reading

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Posthuman Pedagogy

As I am learning to speak Hungarian I thought I’d use this for the posthuman pedagogy task. I’ve spent a week or two in Hungary these last couple of summers.   Total immersion is probably the best way to go;  … Continue reading

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Posthuman(esque) Pedagogy?

Is it possible to create a space where these two species of knowledge can meet and mingle? (Pedersen, 2010: 241). I found this question to be crucial when considering educability of the posthuman. What Pedersen meant in her article was … Continue reading

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What’s it like to be human?

To help me make sense of what ‘posthuman’ means I pondered the question, “What’s it like to be human?”  I could not stop thinking about this, it has been churning away in the back of my head, popping up at … Continue reading

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Posthuman lifestream

This is more of a private confession, ‘the truth of my body’, perhaps in vein with l’ecriture feminine, but informed by the last two weeks’posthumanist readings lifestreamed on the blog (click on the yellow phrases to see the relevant feeds). … Continue reading

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Summary: Week 9

I’ve spent a fascinating week considering what it means to be posthuman.  This began with my post at the end of last week on the differences between the cyborg and the posthuman (lifestream: 13.11.2011 #1), in which I discuss the … Continue reading

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Summary: Week 8

I began week  eight by asking the question, are we already posthuman (lifestream: 07.11.2011, #1)?  In many ways, we depend on tools like a mobile phone as a type of cognitive prosthesis, an extra layer of memory which grants us … Continue reading

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