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VOICES FROM THE PANDEMIC

A collective project with UCA studentsTo wear or not to wear (a mask)A series of Shakespearean questions:To be aware that the virus is not gone or notTo accept the scientific evidence or notTo continue to pay tribute to the effort of health care staff or notTo help limit the spread of the virus or notTo be careful or notTo acknowledge ...

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BALANCING INNER AND OUTER FICTION

BALANCING INNER AND OUTER FICTIONInner fiction (themeans): the details: what are they? What do they do? When and where?Outer fiction (theend): why are the details there? What do they mean? What is their purpose?To show and/or tellTo revisit assumptionsand quick interpretationsAn image can lead fromone to the otherI will use thisdynamic as a lens to read two elements of our ...

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LITERATURE AND READING IN THE TIME OF THE PANDEMIC/BOOKS AT HOME

LITERATURE AND READING IN THE TIME OF THE PANDEMICR. G. Collingwood, in Principle of Art, presents art as the almost medicinal remedyagainst what he calls the “corruption of consciousness”. Literary art, like every form of art,conjures our link with beauty and gratuity—what belongs to the order of the gift, and perhaps, grace.Unlike philosophy, literature engages with capacities that are given, and ...

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Earth Day 2020: Happy 50th anniversary

It is an extra-ordinary anniversary in so many ways. Perhaps not the way Earth would have wanted it…And certainly not the way we, humans, would have imagined it a year ago. What is the state of the planet? Cleaner waters and clearer skies, plummeting oil prices and vacant highways, dolphins in unusual places and quiet urban sites, cities visible from ...

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SCRIPTS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: 1917, A HIDDEN LIFE AND JOJO RABBIT

SCRIPTSFOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY:  1917,A HIDDEN LIFE AND JOJO RABBIT Allegedlydealing with wars and conflicts of the previous century…1917An openingshot: two men talking, by a tree.And thefinal shot: Schofield alone, by another tree. The gap openedby loss and death Beyond thebridge created by a promise made and kept.The familyphotograph: a welcome artifact that bespeaks other layers of life.Othertimes, other places. ...

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VOICES FROM THE PANDEMIC BALANCING INNER AND OUTER FICTION Earth Day 2020: Happy 50th anniversary [...]

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Food for Thought (13)


Artificiel Algorithme Etre Humain [...]

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Books on Call (5)


LITERATURE AND READING IN THE TIME OF THE PANDEMIC/BOOKS AT HOME Bruno Latour et les racines de Macbeth Gilgamesh, la lecture comme voyage [...]

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Critiques

Screen Comments/Leaf Screenings (48)


ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Free Solo (J. Chin, E. Chai Vasarhelyi, 2018), First Man (D. Chazelle, 2018) Alita Battle Angel (R. Rodriguez, 2019) [...]

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Fiction

Words and Whispers (12)


EARTH DAY 2019 GUEST CONTRIBUTION: REVISITING EDGAR ALLAN POE… Moisson d’été [...]

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Summer Digits

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Summer Digits / Fragments d’été 26/07/2016 Summer Digits / Fragments d’été 25/07/2016 Summer Digits / Fragments d’été 24/07/2016 [...]

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