*on information privilege. – info-mational (Char Booth) The concept of information privilege situates information literacy in a sociocultural context of justice and access. Information as the media and messages that underlie individual and collective awareness and knowledge building; privilege as the advantages, opportunities, rights, and affordances granted by status and positionality via class, race, gender, culture, sexuality, occupation, institutional affiliation, and political perspective. In an extended period of relative disengagement with writing I have started and stopped and restarted this post so many times that it’s become a bit ridiculous, but based on the interest generated by discussions of information privilege in my teaching and speaking contexts it’s clearly time to finish.
The Architect of These Monstrous, Alien Cities Is an Algorithm Daniel Brown’s photos reveal an alien landscape of concrete canyons, geometric patterns, and dark windows. They bring to mind an enormous spaceship, or a dystopian world. Brown makes his images using generative design software he wrote himself. It creates enormous, complex 3-D patterns that he searches until finding something interesting. Nutritional Considerations in Pediatric Pancreatitis: A Pos... : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition What Is Known/What Is New What Is Known Nutritional care of children with pancreatic disorders varies widely. No guidelines exist on optimal nutrition for children with acute pancreatitis, acute recurrent pancreatitis, or chronic pancreatitis. A Non-secular Anthropocene: Spirits, Specters and Other Nonhumans in a Time of Environmental Change 2017.01.16 | Mia Korsbæk Speakers Mayanthi Fernando (University of California, Santa Cruz)Samantha Hurn (University of Exeter)Bronislaw Szerszynski (Lancaster University) Jennifer Deger (James Cook University)Morten Axel Pedersen (University of Copenhagen) Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen (University of Copenhagen) Heather Swanson (Aarhus University)Nils Bubandt (Aarhus University)John Moran (Stanford University)Michael Vine (Cambridge University) Free admission and coffee, all are welcome! Conference program TBA
Sharpie die hards keep Australia's only home-grown youth subculture alive Updated Australian music stalwart Chane Chane is part of a small rearguard of 'sharpies' desperate to preserve a subculture that flourished in the late 60s and early 70s. Defined by idiosyncratic fashion and footwear and even stranger dancing and live music, some claim that the sharpies were Australia's only truly home-grown youth subculture. Chane Chane once led a sharpie gang in Melbourne at a time the gangs were battling with mods, long hairs and surfies. Open Access Open access literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. There’s an incredible amount of scientific research conducted at universities and institutions around the world. Historically, the findings of this research have been published in scholarly journals.
Introduction Katarxis Nº 3 Editors' Introduction ‘People used to say that just as the twentieth century had been the century of physics, the twenty-first century would be the century of biology… We would gradually move into a world whose prevailing paradigm was one of complexity, and whose techniques sought the co-adapted harmony of hundreds or thousands of variables.
Guidance and guidelines This guideline covers managing acute and chronic pancreatitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people have the right treatment and follow-up, and get timely information and support after diagnosis. Your responsibility Subcomission on Quaternary Stratigraphy, ICS » Working Groups You are in: Home » Working Groups What is the 'Anthropocene'? - current definition and status The 'Anthropocene' is a term widely used since its coining by Paul Crutzen and Eugene Stoermer in 2000 to denote the present time interval, in which many geologically significant conditions and processes are profoundly altered by human activities. Working group convenor: "The Criminalisation and Punishment of Children and Young People: Introduction"  CICrimJust 10; (2008) 20(1) Current Issues in Criminal Justice 1 You are here: AustLII >> Databases >> Current Issues in Criminal Justice >> 2008 >>  CICrimJust 10 Database Search | Name Search | Recent Articles | Noteup | LawCite | Author Info | Download | Help Scraton, Phil --- "The Criminalisation and Punishment of Children and Young People: Introduction"  CICrimJust 10; (2008) 20(1) Current Issues in Criminal Justice 1 Phil Scraton ‘Folk Devils and Moral Panics’ Revisited Few public debates are mounted and sustained with such righteous indignation, outrage and vitriol than those concerning the ‘antisocial behaviour’, ‘persistent offending’, ‘abusiveness’ and ‘thuggery’ of children and young people.
What are Academic Book Publishers for? Part 1 (Scholarly Kitchen) Editor’s Note: Today’s post is by Richard Fisher. Richard has worked in academic publishing since 1983. Previously Managing Director of Academic Publishing at Cambridge University Press, he is now Deputy Chairman of Yale University Press (London), a non-executive director of Edinburgh UP and Vice-President and Chair of Publications for the Royal Historical Society. He also writes a regular blog for the Independent Publishers Guild in the UK on the intersection of academic publishing and public policy. This is the first of a two-part post, the second to follow tomorrow. An introduction to a (very) resonant question
Review of The Nature of Order Katarxis Nº 3 A Review of Alexander's New Magnum Opus, The Nature of Order Michael Mehaffy BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Christopher Alexander studied physics and mathematics at Cambridge before earning the first PhD in architecture awarded at Harvard University.