Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Neutral, Week 1: Preliminaries, Benevolence, Weariness

First in a weekly series of reading-group posts about Roland Barthes’ 1978 lecture course on The Neutral, organized and hosted by Sunil Manghani of York St John College (where I had my first ever teaching job about ten years ago, … Continue reading

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Neutral

Hello! Sorry, things ate January. Now it’s February!* There are crocuses, and the trees are budding, and the air is less icy, and I have a to-do list like you wouldn’t believe, but look, here I am. Just dropping in, … Continue reading

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