Category: Think-Pieces

Think-Piece: Commemoration and Spectacle in the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage

Posted on October 16th, 2018 by TCS

Laura Mayhall reflects on the suffrage movement: Are this year’s commemorations of a century of women’s suffrage in Britain bad for democracy? Do they celebrate engaged citizens, or passive spectators?

Think-Piece: The Neglected Intellectual Legacy of ‘1968’

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by TCS

Couze Venn reflects on the 50th anniversary of May ’68.

Rohit Dasgupta: Ambalavaner Sivanandan and Black Politics in Britain

Posted on January 24th, 2018 by TCS

This article looks at the contribution made by Ambalavaner Sivanandan to Black politics and organising in Britain.


Margaret Morganroth Gullette: Against “Aging” – How to Talk about Growing Older

Posted on December 21st, 2017 by TCS

Abstract Language shapes thought, and ageist language invisibly spreads ageist thinking.  Observing that embodiment theory has largely neglected to theorize … read more


Rebecca Coleman and Liz Oakley-Brown on Special Section ‘Visualizing Surfaces, Surfacing Vision’

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by TCS

‘Visualizing Surfaces, Surfacing Vision‘, a TCS Special Section edited by Rebecca Coleman and Liz Oakley-Brown The title of our special … read more

Elinor Carmi: Cookies – More than Meets the Eye

Posted on May 15th, 2017 by TCS

Cookies – More than Meets the Eye By Elinor Carmi, Goldsmiths, University of London

Review: Joanna Latimer on ‘Manifestly Haraway’

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by TCS

A Cybord Manifesto:

Donna Haraway. Manifestly Haraway. The Cyborg Manifesto. The Companion Species Manifesto. Companions in Conversation (with Cary Wolfe). Posthumanities 37. Minneapolis: … read more


Jussi Parikka – Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by TCS


Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action by Jussi Parikka, Winchester School of Art The … read more


Daniel Smith on Broadchurch as a Country Noir

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by TCS

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ITV’s Broadchurch as a Country Noir: Allegory and post-colonial nostalgia in the English countryside     Preamble Within the popular … read more


Moving with John Urry, by Mimi Sheller

Posted on April 20th, 2016 by TCS


Moving with John Urry by Mimi Sheller, Drexel University I write these reflections to mark our loss of the great … read more