on Chineseness (notes)

The problem of “Chineseness” as a historical construction; the problematic implication of “real” versus “fake” Chinese; hybridity as a productive rather than empty space…  [Rey Chow, “On Chineseness”; Ien Ang, “On Not Speaking Chinese”] “"the West"is what ‘peoples in the so-called non-West have to refer to and rely on so as to construct their own cultural […]

tangents of the information age

The articles actually have little to do with one another, but some notes for myself: + sudden proliferation of information and data as a result of new technology, social media, globalization + new and unexplored ethical terrains + implications for the LIS field + paradigm shifts, like plate tectonics, the earth breaking apart and realigning […]