Posted on 2014/10/23 by

Labanotation: The Topology of the Moving Body

“In its diagrammatic nature, topology is a persistent encounter with the shape of language. In moving from the haptic totality of the book to the visual totality of the diagram, topology allows us to reengage with the notion of the textual corpus–as a body in space whose surfaces and contours have meaning. In place of Read More

Posted on 2013/10/31 by

Bootcamp: Our Humanities Theorists Tree-mapped

Bootcamp  +  Trees  +   Nov 7 “There is a constant branching-out, but the branches also grow together again, wholly or partially, all the time.” – Alfred Kroeber, Anthropology Experiencing our class thus far, I must say it’s been less painful then expected to get my mind inside the theory circle.  Once I became familiar Read More

Posted on 2013/10/24 by

Bootcamp: Tree Map, Murder, and Mayhem in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus

  It looks like a tree, but I meant for it to be a map. I wanted to map out Titus’ destructive decline in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. Titus Andronicus is my favourite Shakespeare play. The murder and mayhem is unrelenting and shocking. The first time I read the play I kept going back and forth Read More