Hello! Scholar.Social is excited to host the second , a free, indisciplinary online academic conference - roughly spanning 7/26-8/4 🌞

We'll be looking for: people to help organize, moderators for the presentations, and presenters! Stay tuned for more details 👀

You can check out past presentations here: summerschool.scholar.social/

Now, we must summon the non-euclidian, uncanny judge!

"Poetry is the precise language of getting lost."
- Abdelmajid Benjelloun

I've posted some nice photos of Guanajuato, Mexico, when I was there some years ago (also for a Literature congress at the Universidad de Guanajuato, but had lots of time to visit the City, so...).

You can watch them here:

This first paragraph promises a lot to continue reading to the end.

(from the Jack Linchuan Qiu's article "Goodbye iSlave" in 'Digital Objects, Digital Subjects. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on ­Capitalism, Labour and Politics in the Age of Big Data. Edited by
David Chandler and Christian Fuchs')

I've been thinking about how "subjectivation" (Guattari) could work on the social digital world.

Aztecs, small religions 

Thinking back on the time when Xavier Marquez posted an enthusiastic review of a book on Aztec political thought, and some people claiming to practice Mexica indigenous religion showed up in the comment threads abandonedfootnotes.blogspot.co

Some of you know I've started a blog called FOSS Academic (fossacademic.tech). I'm exploring life as an academic who tries to use as much free and open source software as possible. You know, being a lonely humanities Linux user at a university.

I'm writing to solicit questions people might have about being a FOSS Academic. Or maybe to solicit comments on the FOSS Academic Lifestyle Dream. Not that I know all the things, but I'm curious what questions people have about this area, if any.

In 'Oxford Research Encyclopedias' I read "Orthodox Research Encyclopedias"... Is that an unconscious sign of accurate control of the academic authority?


Thinking about alternative ontologies (possible by language) as Julián Serna Arango shows them, I would like to adress again an ancient one that comes with (what we now could call) meaning deviation and was lived as reality, something called poetry (incantations, paradoxes, aenigmata).

The dialogue some poets make today with philosophy is more proper of our time, but they are making a turn into thought to boost a poetics of immanence.

Imagine its potent as politics of reading.

"Outros Amores - Uma década de representações sobre Não-Monogamias Consensuais na imprensa portuguesa" (aberta ao público)
Daniel Cardoso, Manchester Metropolitan University/Universidade Lusófona
Prestes a começar!!

I'm recently intrigued by the philosophical perspective that claims a "post-lingüistic-turn" and a close relation between "continental" & "analitical" philosophy that comes from the reflection of Deleuze/Guattari and ends (by now) in a "trascendental materialism" (Toscano).

Has language been surpassed as our construction of a/the "world"? Does knowing the "unknown" (non human) becomes other than language...?


Hello. I study a PhD in Modern Literature, researching on literature theory, philosophy and poetry. I am working on a theoretical approach to some literary texts I call "ontological metapoetics" that put in dialogue multidisciplinary perspectives.

I am also an author of some books of poetry and narrative published in Spanish.

Some other interests I have are for aesthetics, philosophy of videogames, rabbinical literature, and pop culture.

Hope to share interests & be friends!

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