Issue 42 Forgetting Summer 2011

Table of Contents

Columns
  • Inventory / Key Dates in the History of Clown Crime
    Andrew McConnell Stott
    Funny strange
  • Legend / The Surgeon
    Wayne Koestenbaum
    Our gang, before the final war
  • Ingestion / Peoples’ Friendship Salad and Other Culinary Expressions of Brotherhood
    Elena Sorokina
    The mayonnaise is the message
  • Colors / Drab
    Aaron Kunin
    The hues of an “immajnari karrakter”
Main
  • Thinking Inside the Box
    Christopher Turner
    Wilhelm Reich and the invention of sex
  • Artist Project / Untitled
    Amie Siegel
  • No, Oedipus Does Not Exist
    Jamieson Webster and Ben Kafka
    Analyze this
  • Dark at Heart
    Jocko Weyland
    Evaluating the pain of others
  • The Ethics of Rubbernecking
    Justin E. H. Smith
    The propriety of the spectacle
  • The Behavioral Sink
    Will Wiles
    The mouse universes of John B. Calhoun
  • Creative Evolution
    Alexander R. Galloway
    Nils Aall Barricelli’s mathematical organisms
  • Artist Project / Reviving the Habit
    Julia Sherman
  • Well, Ada Clare!
    John Strausbaugh
    The queen of the bohemians
Forgetting
  • Who Knows This Man?
    George Prochnik
    The mysterious amnesiac of Collegno
  • The Memory Hole Has Teeth
    D. Graham Burnett and Sal Randolph
    Toward a field guide to shred
  • The Theater of Forgetting
    Peter Galison
    Scenes of censorship
  • Historical Amnesias: An Interview with Paul Connerton
    Jeffrey Kastner, Sina Najafi, and Paul Connerton
    Seven types of forgetting
  • Artist Projects / Monument to Forgetting
    John Beech, Eigil Zu Tage-Ravn, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Liz Glynn, and Olav Westphalen
  • Forgetting Derrida, Forgiving Freud
    Barry Sanders
    Out of sight, but not of mind
  • Selective Memory: An Interview with Londa Schiebinger
    Alistair Sponsel and Londa Schiebinger
    The forgotten knowledge of herbal abortifacients
  • Memory by Syllables
    Joshua Foer
    An abbot walks into a bar holding an eel
  • Artist Project / Bradwardine in Action
    Amy Jean Porter
And
  • Postcard / Remember to Forget
    Susan Hiller
  • Bookmark / The Clock Drawing Test
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