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Workshop: Video and Open Source (M)OOCs

 

The workshop will explore how video is being used in the new wave of distance learning software packages recently termed Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). We’ve take the liberty of removing the ‘Massive’ part to demonstrate our preference to examine the learning aspect and to question the motives for this optimistic idea of a wide reach.

Listener As Operator (3)

In its encouragement of a group expression that supports musicians to ‘play beyond themselves’ and to evolve singularities within a shared ‘reservoir of artistic richness’, Howard Slater finds in jazz a response to the experience of slavery; one that evolved outside channels of sanctioned expression, and which preserves and propels a collective being. This is his third column for Mute Music

 

 

They Want the Money, So Do We

Madame Tlank reviews Selma James, Sex Race and Class: the Perspective of Winning, Oakland: PM Press, 2012

 

In memoriam, Shulamith Firestone

 

Call For Submissions: Reinvention of Research Workshop

Researching BWPWAP: The Reinvention of Research as Participatory Practice

 

Call for Participation for an
International Research Conference and PhD Workshop
to be held at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany,
22-24 November 2012

 

The Bloomsbury Social Centre is currently under threat of violent eviction from SOAS management.  We need your help. We have been in existence now for three weeks. In that time we've helped organise towards the 30 November Strike, organised tenants' rights workshops, and co-ordinated with student occupations in Birmingham and Cambridge.

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