Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Some recent news links

Some recent news items that relate directly to the Language & Power course material on Foucault and Bourdieu:

SF Chronicle article about the 300 millionth child in the U.S. (An article only possible in an age of representation)

Catherine Ho's column in the Wednesday edition of the Daily Cal, "No, no, no, no, no, and no", which seems like a valiant (futile?) effort to modify the habitus of the UCB population with behavior more befitting of the premier academic institution that we're a part of...

A NY Times article from today, Blair Criticizes Full Islamic Veils as 'Mark of Separation'.

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