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Road to Nowhere: The Mobility of Oedipus and the Task of Interpretation
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014-04-01)
This article draws on a close reading of the language of Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus to explore how the text problematizes concepts of place, space, and movement through the ambiguous figure of Oedipus. Considering Oedipus’ ...
The art of asking and answering: Events, things, and librarianship in the disciplines
(Journal of New Librarianship, 2019-01-30)
This essay, which is primarily addressed to academic liaison/subject librarians, considers the degree to which the economically-centered rhetoric of resource production, distribution, and consumption – a language that ...
Simone Weil's Iliad: The Power of Words
(Cambridge University Press, 2010-02-25)
Simone Weil's work has always been appreciated for its evocative beauty, but not always for its potential contributions to political thought. In this essay, we engage in a reappraisal of her political thought, and of her ...
Hard Saying: Language and Teaching in Augustine and Kierkegaard
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014-07-15)
When we teach, what are we actually doing with words? Our everyday way of talking and thinking about teaching tends to call upon the resources of two distinct models. Although we rarely make our tacit understanding of these ...