A “class” is a physical space—static, hence indifferent to the rhythm of pedagogy. A course, however, is a movement—a choreography of knowledge, understanding, revelation, and affect. A course is less a map of a subject than a particular tour through a domain.
Take my online seminar on D&G. It'll be over three consecutive Tuesdays in September — September 7, 14, & 21 at 5:30 PT/8:30 ET. Enroll here.
I could not be more excited to be teaching a live, if virtual, seminar on the great French philosophical duo of Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari for the venerable Renegade University (where I also have a recorded course on Nietzsche). As a former professor in Berkeley's famed Rhetoric Department, I instinctively create course descriptions and readings. So here it is.
- Anti-Oedipus, "Preface" by Michel Foucault; "Desiring-Machines"
- What is Philosophy? "Intro"; "What is a Concept?"; maybe "Plane of Immanence"
- Thousand Plateaus, Forward by Brian Massumi; "Rhizome"; "Of the Refrain" (maybe some others)
- Much of Deleuze's book on Francis Bacon
Steven Soderbergh's "No Sudden Move", Matisse's "The Dance", Frank Stella, Kara Walker, Matthew Ritchie, Robert Altman, Marc Lafia, and more!
(I continue to publish on Medium as Blogger is a piece of shit. To wit, I keep getting an error as I try to upload images...)
Whether it’s black and white shots of the Bay Bridge, portraits of friends, or lush color images of reflections in Manhattan windows, Ollman’s subject remains the same: he photographs time.
Read the essay which talks about photography, time, perception, memory....it's pretty good, I have to say.
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