Unlike Rome, New York has never learned the art of growing old by playing on all its pasts. Its present invents itself, from hour to hour, in the act of throwing away its previous accomplishments and challenging the future Michel de Certeau - The Practice of Everyday Life Whenever I walk in a city I … Continue reading Walking in the City: A Reflection on Michel de Certeau
I'm sitting on a few conference papers that aren't doing any good sitting on my hard drive (or in the cloud). Periodically I'll be uploading papers and lectures I've done across the years using Humanities Commons. I gave this particular paper at the 3rd Iannone Conference in 2015. This paper is an exploration of the … Continue reading Listening to the Rhythms: Preparing for Theological Conversation.
So what? I first encountered this question in 2007 at Campbell Divinity School. I hadn't been taking graduate classes for very long, and in many ways my mind was still making the transition from undergraduate to graduate school. As an undergraduate this question, "So what?" had never occurred to me. I still assumed that any information, in and … Continue reading So What?