Essays

Xenotopia

In order to reconfigure the identity of the school building, some work must be done to break down its static purpose as a building and reconstitute it with the willfulness of a living being. Surprisingly, Karl Marx’s treatment of commodities and alienation can be useful for this.

Leering at Reflections

Following Pine’s style of sensational narrative, I will establish the communities of meth user-producers in my imagination as an outsider looking in to those communities.

Metaphysics and Online Poker

Natasha Dow Schüll’s “Abiding Chance: Online Poker and the Software of Self-Discipline” studies the peculiarities of playing poker online from the perspective of three players and the community as a whole through various blog and news posts.