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Archive for the 'posthuman pedagogy' Category

Posthuman week 11

• 10/12/2011

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 ontology and border pedagogy lacks the art, the humour and the paradox of Deleuze’s rhizome. [...]


Visual week 10

• 09/12/2011

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 is ‘a day of encountering significant objects rather than action-events’ (Kress, 2005). A day … [...]


Posthuman(esque) Pedagogy?

• 26/11/2011

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 the boundary work between animal and education studies but it could be extended to whole [...]