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Collins and Bilge—Disciplinary Segregation

Intersectionality (2016) Patricia Hill Collins and Sirma Bilge p. 100—"Overall, the non-intersectional approach of each area limited its ability to consider the ways which other areas might shape its distinctive concerns." My gut reaction to this paragraph was that it is too sweeping/total in its dissent. Upon a second reading, the word "limited" seems a satisfactory qualification. It is even so hard to believe that disciplinary "segregation" was ever fatal; more likely, I would think, the cross...
Tags: Jazz, Intersectionality, Collins, Stefan Kac, Bilge, Interdisciplinary Issues, Epistemology, Patricia Hill Collins, From A Postit, Bilge (sirma, Collins (patricia Hill, Sirma Bilge

Engineering Beauty

The fourth and most understandable error we made...was to have turned over all aspects of freeway route selection and design to the engineering profession. Of course, engineering is an absolutely necessary element in the road-building process. But engineering not all that is required. ... Freeways do not exist apart from the world. ...even the Division of Highways recognizes the fact that values of a sort that do not lend themselves to narrow economic analysis are important. ....
Tags: Education, California, Economics, Collaboration, Jazz, Menlo Park, WB, St Patrick, Oroville Dam, Stefan Kac, Aesthetics, Interdisciplinary Issues, Engineering and Engineers, Pushkarev, Bronson (william, William BronsonHow

The First of the Rest

Early last spring, spurred on by a band director's curious statement as reported to me by a mutual student, I sat down to write my next pointed tract on the relationship between technical and creative musical development. My greatest initial trepidation therein stemmed from the danger of slipping into needless reprises of arguments which I had already presented here and elsewhere several times over. Yet even as such fears melted away in the face of fresh insights, a new problem presented itself:...
Tags: Hollywood, Education, Los Angeles, Current Events, Philosophy, Pedagogy, Abstract Art, Wagner, CalArts, Stefan Kac, Max Kutner, Absolute Music, Conceptual Art, Interdisciplinary Issues, Writers And Writing, Jon Wagner