Confronting “Culture”: Ideological Becoming and ‘Regimes of Thought’

I plan to wander. There will be an implicit program, but I don’t intend to provide a roadmap to my thoughts. For certain, the (translated) language and ideas of Mikhail Bakhtin will be present, sprinkled in, sometimes explained and sometimes not. The stories and concepts I present will at times be left to drift, episodes
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Racism as Symptom – Part 3

Near the end of Racism as Symptom Part 2, I asked the question, how will we know when racism no longer exists? I mentioned that the goal I often sense is proportional representation, and I am inclined to expand my reflection on this point. Proportional representation is probably either a down-the-road goal, as in eventually
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“The Courage to Teach” is about YOU more than about teaching – a response

The Courage to Teach is what I have been waiting for. Sure enough, we have read powerful and important texts this semester, each depositing paradigm-destabilizing ideas into my mind. But Palmer is different. He has added very little to my thinking, but he has described what I have not been able to put into words.
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