Thu Feb 17: Visualizing Radical History

Eric Foner,“Zinn’s Critical History.” The Nation, February 22, 2010.

Michael Kazin,“Howard Zinn’s History Lessons.” Dissent, Spring 2004.

Bruce Kuklick, “The People? Yes.” The Nation, May 24, 1980.

Staughton Lynd,“Reflections on Radical History,” Radical History Review Vol. 79 (2001), PP. 104-107.

Rosenbaum, Jonathan. “Historical Meditations on Two Films by John Gianvito.” Film Comment Vol. 62. No.2 (Winter 2008), January 13, 2011,

Michael Sicinski,“Reigniting the Flame: John Gianvito’s Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind.” Cinema Scope Vol. 32. January 13, 2011,

Sam Walker, “Documentary Photography in America: The Political Dimensions of an Art Form.” Radical America Vol. 11, No.1 (Jan-Feb 1977), pp.53-66.

Fri Feb 11: A Time to Stir

Stephan Bradley, “‘Gym Crow Must Go!’ Black Student Activism at Columbia University, 1967-1968,” The Journal of African American History, Vol. 88, No. 2 (Spring 2003), pp. 163-181

Stephen Donadio, “Black Power at Columbia,” Commentary, No. 46 (September 1968), pp. 67-76

Richard Hofstadter, “The 214th Columbia University Commencement Address,” The American Scholar 37 (Autumn 1968), pp. 583-89.

Mark Rudd, “An Open Letter to President Kirk” (April 1968), February 4, 2011

Diana Trilling, “On the Steps of Low Library: Liberalism & the Revolution of the Young.” Commentary, Vol. 48(November 1968), pp 30-55

Fri Feb 11: Stories in Reserve

Bruno Latour, “Politics of Time, Politics of Space,” (2004), February 4, 2011,

Don Mitchell, “New Axioms for Reading the Landscape: Paying Attention to Political Economy and Social Justice,” Political Economies of Landscape Change Vol. 89, No. 1,  (2008), pp. 29-50,

Timothy Morton introduction to, Ecological Thought, (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010)

Thu Feb 10: Palante Siempre Palante: The Young Lords

Erica Gonzales, “Mujeres of the Young Lords,” Colorlines, February 4, 2011,

Iris Morales, “Palante Siempre Palante!:  an Interview with Richie Perez,” Centro Journal Vol. 20. no. 2 (fall 2009), pp 143-157

Tue Feb 8: Mass Taste

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, “Manifesto of the Communist Party,” Marx & Engels Selected Works, February 4, 2011

Andrew Ross, “Poll stars,” Artforum Vol. 109 (January 1995), pp. 72-77

Dia Director’s Introduction, “The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web,”

Jesse Prinz, “Can Critics Be Dispassionate? The Role of Emotion in Aesthetic Judgment in Aesthetic Judgment, “presented at the American society for Aesthetics, October 2004

————-,” Beyond Appearances: The Content of Sensation and Perception,” February 4, 2011

Mon Feb 8: Pop/Art: On the Convergence of the Avant-garde and Underground Music

Vince Aletti, “The Men in the Glass Booth,” The Disco Files 1973-78., 2009

Maryanne Amacher, “Psychoacoustic Phenomena in Musical Composition,”
Arcana III: Musicians on Music, Hips Road/Tzadik, 2008

Joan La Barbara, “Max Neuhaus: New Sounds in Natural Settings”,
Musical America, October 1977

Douglas Crimp, “DISSS-CO (A FRAGMENT),” Criticism: A Quarterly for
Literature and the Arts
, Volume 50, Number 1, Winter 2008. Wayne State
University Press

Jill Drower, “The Exploding Galaxy” Third Text, Vol. 22, Issue 2, March, 2008, 229–236

Bernhard Leitner, “Sound Space Manifesto,” New York, 1977

Adrian Whittaker and Michael Bracewell, “Non-stop Erotic Caberet” The Wire

Wed Feb 2: Caesura Keynote: Fred Moten: Liner Notes for “Lick Piece”

James Leo Cahill and Rachel Thompson, “The Insurgency of Objects: a Conversation with Fred Moten 0123468957 Vol .1 (Fall 2005), pp. 46-66

Joseph Campana. In Fluxus: Benjamin Patterson Wants to Lick Whipped Cream off your Naked Body, Culture Map Houston, February 4, 2011,

An Abbreviated Biography of Ben Patterson, African American Performance Art Archive, February 4, 2011,

Fred Moten, “Fugitivity is Immanent to the Thing but is Manifest Transversally, Poetry Foundation, February 4, 2011,

—————-,” the Salve Trade,” Poetry Foundation

————-,”There is Religious Tattooing,” Poetry Foundation

—————-, “Tonk and Waterfront, Black Line Fade, Unbuilt Hotel, that Union Half,” Poetry Foundation

—————–,”Music against the Law of  Reading the future and  ‘Rodney king,’” the journal of Midwest modern language association Vol. 27 no 1 ( spring 1994) , pp. 51-64

Fred Moten and Charles Henry Rowell, “Words don’t go there’ an Interview with Fred Moten Callaloo Vol. 27. No. 4 (2004), pp. 954-96

Fred Moten, “The Case of Blackness, Criticism, Vol. 50. No. 2 (Spring 2007), pp.  177-218

Tue Feb 1: EOAGH: A Journal of the Arts, Issue #6

Introduction by Tim Peterson

Charles Alexander, “Geography/ Geology / Astronomy/ Poetry”

Charles Alexander, “Ordered Fragments (       ) of a Discovered Devotion”

Steve Benson and Jackson Mac Low, “HERE AND NOW / KNOWAIR”

Jackson Mac Low, “Feeling Down Clementi Felt Imposed Upon from Every Direction”

———–  “Our Creativity – Memory was Wrung , was it?”

————-“Our Throng Is Too Much Involved with Dazzle”

Andrew Levy, “Nothing is in Here”

Tony Leuzzi, “An Interview with Kevin Killian”