Cinematic Spaces of Education Festivalette CIES 2015

Hosted by CIES 2015, Education International and the Open Society Foundations Education Support Program [Cinematic] images reflect thought, and they may lead to thought, but they are much more than thought’ — MacDougall, 2006 In its inaugural year at the Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, the Cinematic Spaces of Education Film […]

Victor Hugo

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 – 1885) (Wikipedia) Les Misérables (Wikipedia) Les Misérables (1957) Full Movie on YouTube Les Misérables (1982) Full Movie on YouTube French Les Misérables (1998) Full Movie on YouTube Chapter IV — Authority Reasserts Its Rights Translated by Isabel F. Hapgood Fantine had not seen Javert since the day on which the mayor […]

Paul Éluard

Paul Éluard (1895 – 1952) Liberté Sur mes cahiers d’écolier Sur mon pupitre et les arbres Sur le sable sur la neige J’écris ton nom Sur toutes les pages lues Sur toutes les pages blanches Pierre sang papier ou cendre J’écris ton nom Sur les images dorées Sur les armes des guerriers Sur la couronne […]

Michel Foucault: modalities of power

Installer’s Note: I highlighted key phrases, used a short line to punctuate the original text into chunks, and inserted pictures to illustrate the concepts. I do not know if these visuals spoil the text. __________ Source: Fendler, L. (2010, pp. 43-47). Michel Foucault. Continuum Library of Educational Thought, Vol. 22, Richard Bailey, (Series Ed.) London: Continuum Press. […]

Rancière’s (2007) The Future of the Image

Rancière’s (2007) The Future of the Image offers illuminating concepts: regime of imageness resemblance, dissemblance, hyper-resemblance naked, ostensive, metamorphic image I do not afford to condense this fascinating essay into a brief summary, but I tried to convert it into a powerpoint presentation. I added an introduction. The conclusion slide displays several phrases that are […]

Roland Barthes: studium and punctum

Barthes’ Camera Lucida , first published in 1980, assumes that the automaticity of the camera distinguishes photography from traditional media and has significant implications for how we experience photographs. To address the apparently uncoded level of photographs, which troubles the semiological approach Barthes himself adopted in the early 1960s, Camera Lucida advances a theory of photographic […]