Stylocycle’s Blog

More on explaining the work that we do
December 31, 2009, 4:03 pm
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I was reading in one of my field’s this morning (I have three main fields with subset specializations developed in each), and came across a discussion of an Adrian Piper’s work. Piper is an analytic philosopher and and artist tenured at Wellesley College until 2008. Piper has a really great description of her academic duties and I think I’ll post them on my door. Aside from the fact that her work criss-crosses fine arts and philosophy our worlds of work are very similar, but her description is both more delicate and more pointed than my own.

Any readers hopping by may want to check out her webpage because she’s a pretty fascinating thinker whose work has centred on questions of ‘passing’ in the dominant culture even though one was born as a member of a racialised group (in her case: African American).

Here’s the link to her job description:

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