Issue 39 Learning Fall 2010

Table of Contents

Columns
  • Colors / Amber
    Mark Bradley
    Old magic
  • Inventory / A Taxonomy of Bruises
    Dominic Pettman
    Flesh and blood
  • Leftovers / Rock, Paper, Scissors
    Sebastian Cichocki
    What the Stasi left behind
  • Legend / Man Hugs Doll
    Wayne Koestenbaum
    Heidegger, Adorno, Pee-Wee Herman & Co.
Main
  • God’s Number
    Margaret Wertheim
    Solving the mathematical puzzle of the Rubik’s Cube
  • Lighter than Air: An Interview with Carol Mavor
    Brian Dillon and Carol Mavor
    The ambiguity of the Edwardian boy
  • Artist Project / Wrong Place, Wrong Time
    Diana Cooper
  • The Raw and the Cooked: An Interview with Cătălin Avramescu
    Justin E. H. Smith and Cătălin Avramescu
    Cannibalism and the moral order of society
  • The Weather over Germany
    Declan Clarke
    Heinrich Böll’s literature of ruins
  • The Disintegration of an Ideal
    George Prochnik
    Morton Prince, Sigmund Freud, and the extraordinary case of “Christine Beauchamp”
  • Artist Project / Bountiful
    Tanya Marcuse
Learning
  • Learning Degree Zero
    D. Graham Burnett
    How a sea slug revolutionized cognitive science
  • Free-for-All
    Christopher Turner
    A. S. Neill and Summerhill
  • Artist Project / Ambidextrous Performance
    Lars Siltberg
  • Learning at Your Fingertips
    David Serlin
    The Museum Extension Project and the pedagogy of the tactile
  • Spirit Duplication
    Yara Flores
    Licking wisdom from the purple page
  • Translation, Memory, and Mastery
    Daniel Dewispelare
    The Andrometer of Sir William Jones
  • What Is There to Be Learned from Kitsch?
    Brigid Doherty
    Walter Benjamin and the “furnished man”
  • Thrasonical Huffe Snuffe
    Jeff Dolven
    Learning to love a rhythm you can’t hear
  • O Seminar!
    Emily Apter
    Witz and Blitz in the classroom
And
  • Postcard / School of Undressing
  • Bookmark / Cabinet’s Personal Andrometer, Based on the (Terrifying) Schedule of Achievement Outlined by Sir William Jones
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