Best of Videos – Bookshelf

Welcome to the “bookshelf” for our weekly syllabus covering the most interesting new videos from the broad range of topics we track. Below you’ll find highlights and full PDF downloads of recent editions.

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#34 – May 31, 2020

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#33 – May 23, 2020

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#32 – May 16, 2020

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#31 – May 9, 2020

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#30 – May 2, 2020

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#29 – April 24, 2020

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#28 – April 17, 2020

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#27 – April 9, 2020

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#26 – April 3, 2020

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#25 – March 25, 2020

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#24 – March 19, 2020

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#23 – March 12, 2020

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#22 – March 5, 2020

Highlights:

  • Omnipotent rainbow serpents across indigenous cosmologies (video link)
  • Racial capitalism on the blockchain (video link)
  • How emergency law props up racialized colonial logics (video link)
  • Transformations of the dialectical method throughout history (video link)

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#21 – February 27, 2020

Highlights:

  • The absence of the landscape architect in the Green New Deal debate (video link)
  • French theory and the CIA – a counter-history (video link)
  • On democracy after its decline (video link)
  • The geopolitics of global inequality (video link)

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#20 – February 19, 2020

Highlights:

  • Settler environmentalism and ocean gentrification (video link)
  • Why antifascism needs antinationalism (video link)
  • The ‘digital party’ – how social media has changed electoral organizing (video link)
  • American prison uprisings and why they matter today (video link)

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#19 – February 12, 2020

Highlights:

  • Politics as usual? Trump’s election and American voting behavior (video link)
  • ‘Technohumanitarianism’ – obstructive technologies in the asylum system (video link)
  • Political self-publishing practices in a post-digital world (video link)
  • States, corporations and the right to housing (video link)

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#18 – February 5, 2020

Highlights:

  • The emerging politics of global infrastructure (video link)
  • Writing the state back into the origin story of commercial internet (video link)
  • The new aesthetics of disability (video link)
  • Why space needs its own legal framework (video link)

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#17 – January 29, 2020

Highlights:

  • Theater and democracy (video link)
  • The history and architecture of closed worlds (video link)
  • Visibility, invisibility and power in technological systems (video link)
  • Race, crime and the making of modern urban America (video link)

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More coming soon

We’ll be adding further historical editions here soon. We will also be launching a full archive – searchable and browsable – for all the materials featured, not only in this Best of Video series but also in all of our other syllabi as well as a growing mass of content that we uncover but don’t publish.


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