To Austin!

September 15, 2008 at 9:08 pm Leave a comment

Austin Skyline

I’m headed to Austin for a month to visit a dear friend, read: Lenin, Badiou, Zizek, Goran Therborn, Jameson, Stowe, and Ellen Meiksins Wood, play with the dissertation, and post about the aforesaid from time to time.

Thus the blog will offer what I hope will prove a regular stream of letters from the Austin office.

Some people pack clothes; I pack a spectacular number of books. I won’t get through them all. In fact, I’ll be lucky to get through a quarter of them. And yet…it’s the promise that maybe I just might that leads me to load down with 1 more…just 1 more…tome size book.

If I could carry on a bookcase…

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