Category Archives: culture

Conference Paper from ‘Theorising the Popular’ Conference at Liverpool Hope

 This post is a copy of a paper which I gave at my very first conference this summer. It was part of the fourth international Theorizing the Popular Conference held at Liverpool Hope University(details here). I am pleased to have … Continue reading

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Christopher Frayling and the Future of Funding in the Arts

Firstly, an Apology…  Summer holidays and moving into my first home has left this blog neglected.No more – new term enthusiasm has returned, and therefore this post is to catch up on those lost summer months. On that note… The … Continue reading

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Nussbaum’s remarks at Colgate University

Thanks to Andy Daddio for this brilliant photo. Truly the Daddio of Scholarly Photography! When it comes to a defence of the liberal arts in Higher Education, Martha Nussbaum is a matriarch. While some have criticised her universalism, and tendency towards vague aspiration, she nonetheless … Continue reading

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