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A Journal of Postmodern and Critical Thought
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Volume 14, No. 4, Week of September 16, 2002

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One way to imagine an angel about to get her wings. jeanne

Our Hearts Are With You,
Kristin and Holman.

Sisterhood: What Does It Really Mean?

Kristin High, 22, a senior at Cal State Los Angeles, drowned this week in a terrible accident, leaving her fiance Holman Arthurs, in Sociology of Law, at CSUDH, and their young son. You will find the story and our plans for a forum at Sisterhood: What Does It Really Mean?.

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The site is being restructured to make it easier for all of us to find materials. The site is huge. It will take a little time. Please be patient. But do let me know when something isn't working. jeanne

Earth Charter Community Summits - Sept 28 - 20 Cities - A good place to connect.

Theoretical Musings for Us by Us

  • Discourse, Trust, and Governance I just added this practice module on Friday or Saturday. Trust, along with Fukuyama's "radius of trust" and our need to trust will be explored through our discussions this week. These issues relate strongly to Maria Pia Lara's "recognition," and to the Truth Commissions.

  • Sample Contents: Michael Daniels' Article on the Habermas-Foucault Debate Impressive article by a junior at Trinity Univesity in San Antonio. I plan to add explanatiory notes for those of you who may not have an adequate theory background for Michael's thesis, but restructuring the site has to come first. jeanne. Link added August 3, 2002.

Stories of Lived Experience Lived Experience: Emancipatory Narratives

  • Sisterhood: What Does It Really Mean? The story of a an unexpeted death that touched our lives here at CSUDH. We'll begin a discussion of the issues involved in partial resolution of our students' distress over seeing something meant to do good as it ended in tragic harm. Because sororities were at the heart of the matter, we will focus on the concepts of solidarity, exclusion, trust, and the search for authentic identities. Teaching notes up soon. jeanne .Link added September 14, 2002.

  • Colonize This! Young Women of Color, edited by Daisy Hernandez and Bushra Rehman. Foreword by Cherrie Moraga. Seal Press. New York. 2002. New book that I picked up at Vroman's last week. Read these few brief excerpts and see me if you want more of the book. jeanne Link added Sseptember 15, 2002. A Sisterhood of a very different kind.

  • Sample Contents: Transforming Discourse: Frankie and Johnny Personal reaction to review of new play; things we do to restructure our identities. Expressions from our own lived experience. Link added August 4, 2002.

Art Shenanigans

  • VGallery in South Africa
    One of my favorites is by SPEELMAN MAHLANGU: Mother Nature, SM3. jeanne

  • The Web Site of Wang Jing A Contemporary Chinese Painter. There's a magenta colored crocodile I absolutely adore. Wish I could buy her. Enjoy the site. It was sent to me because of my interest in Chinese Art, I think. jeanne

  • Sample Contents: Ten Little Indians Miller Updegraff, Artist
    September Exhibition at Gallery 825, La Cienega Blvd. Fine art paintings invoke nostalgia which puts us in touch with our authentic history, contributing to transformed discourse. Link added August 7, 2002.

Site Teaching Modules Scholarly Resources

  • Women in Crime Start of series for those who wish to read in this area. Link added September 8, 2002.

  • Sample Contents: The Journal of Mundane Behavior Online Journal. Free access. Traditional journal, not student directed, not student writing, at least not primarily a teaching journal. At Cal State Fullerton. Link added August 17, 2002.

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      • Pulling It Together How to get started writing once you've done your research. From Pat Acone's thesis project: Collaborative Writing in Online Education. Link added August 16, 2002.

      • Getting Started How to recognize what you've really been doing when you thought you were trying to do something else. Berthena Kemp's thesis project: Our African Heritage. Link added August 16, 2002.

      • Recharging Along the Way Millie Coulter has thought of changing topics frequently. Not because she doesn't want to write on her topic, but because barriers, institutional barriers, keep getting in her way. This is the problem of finding your authentic self in writing your thesis. How do you make the thesis fit you in spite of external institutional constraints? Lin to be added August 18, 2002.

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