Almost everyone I know was emotionally affected in some way or other by David Bowie's passing two months ago. My colleague, Dr. James Penner, had an article published by the LA Review of Books on January 2nd in which he reviewed two books that I understand were released around the same time. You can read it here: David Bowie and the 1970s: Testing the Limits of the Gendered Body… [ 2850 more words. ]
I still get questions about it, and I still love to talk about it. I wrote my MA thesis, "Jacques Lacan Read Through the Looking Glass: Reflections of Subject, Self and Desire in Lewis Carroll’s Alice" in 2010 under the direction of Dr. Michael Sharp (English Department, Humanities, UPR RP). This would be the first time sharing any of it, and it's only a tiny bit of it, because it's over 100 pages long, so here's just a teensy little piece of the shortened version I presented last September ( [ 1264 more words. ]
"I could sleep for a thousand years" is my usual state.
One things leads to another.
When I have time for myself, I usually have to choose between the following: finally sleeping, washing my hair, preparing a decent meal, or writing something. My priorities are in that order. Tonight I went with the last.
Blog post: Remembering Alice Through the Ages...
"Yesterday I gave a talk at the English Department in Humanities, UPR RP, about David Bowie’s character Jareth in Labyrinth. I won’t go too much into it right now, because it will be my next post, but wanting to share that somewhat informal paper led me to want to post about this one. As I was writing about the film’s appeal to a certain group of people, I couldn’t help thinking about the many similar elements between the film and the Alice stories. [...]"
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