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on sunday apparently, I just heard.
loving the image.
is someone else going to work out a genes/jeans pun, or do I have to do it myself.
Have a go, let's see how it works out.
I love that he was born 100 years old and stayed that way his entire life.
That's as much as any of us can hope for.
I'm terribly embarrassed to admit this.
But I thought he was already dead. for years like
It's like the ones on Geoffrey Boycott's wiki page.
I reading the article about him on wikipedia the day before he died and now I assume that I have some great power... it comes with great responsibility
but we also learned about him. I have to admit I imagined he was already dead.
most exciting sociology related death: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Althusser#1980s
I used to understand all that stuff five years ago. My brain is shrinking.
Althusser's later life is a sociological wonder.
Other shouts in sociology related deaths are Walter Benjamin (Most Heartbreaking) and Michel Foucault (Most Inventive... if the rumours about giving himself AIDS deliberately as a social experiment are to be believed).
...rather naturally but a quick glance on wikipedia tells me quite otherwise! Good shout.
Barthes = great.
the only thing I remember from my a-level media studies is the concept of 'interpellation' and a working definition of 'ideology'.
oh, and how to use vladimir propp's narrative structures to dissect several mainstream hollywood films.
Cultural studies was truly mind-numbing.
but Mark Hobart used every lecture to rubbish structuralism
but he 'lay laughing' in Indonesia
i can't remember a thing!