Monday, 6 February 2012

'They have to learn about Tek War one day…'

Doing a lecture on popular fiction again this week. Mostly drawing on Pierre Macherey, Susan Suleiman and McCracken on pulp fiction. Can't resist this clip from the Simpsons:

Edna: And look at this: the only books we have are ones that were banned by other schools.
Skinner: Well, the kids have to learn about Tek War sooner or later.

Oh, and this is what teaching is really like:

From the Lisa Simpson Book Club

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