“Europeana Space: Creative with Digital Heritage” – Enroll now!
Art Media and Performance

“Europeana Space: Creative with Digital Heritage” – Enroll now!

Online courses – MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses – have become a popular means to access information freely, explore new subjects, update one’s knowledge, and learn something new. In the past months, Cultural Studies Professor Fred Truyen has been organizing the online course Europeana Space: Creative with Digital Heritage. The mission of this MOOC is to show … Continue reading

A Book, An Endless Love Affair
Book review / Cultural Theory and Concepts

A Book, An Endless Love Affair

BUS SPOTTING + A STORY, a collaborative work by Paula Roush (images) and Mireille Ribière (text) is a work to fall in love with. It is also the perfect example of what Borges called a book of sand – that is, a work that is apparently simple but actually infinite, since each time one reopens the book, it proves to have lost the pages one already knew while surprising the reader with new pages that she had never seen before Continue reading

An eternal dilemma: too much or not enough?
Book review / Cultural Theory and Concepts

An eternal dilemma: too much or not enough?

Judith Schlanger, a French writer and philosopher and professor emeritus at the University of Jerusalem, is best known for her research on the notion of “invention” (what does it mean to produce “new” knowledge, how can we recognize it, what is the relationship between the new and the old that does not necessarily disappear, etc.). But her work also encompasses a vital rhetorical strand, where she addresses similar questions in a more literary context. Continue reading