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On authoritarian neoliberalism and poetic epistemology
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-07-10)
As one response to the secular crisis of capitalism, higher education is being proletarianised. Its academics and students, increasingly encumbered by precarious employment, debt, and new levels of performance management, ...
From employability to ‘complexability’: Creatour – a construct for preparing students for creative work and life
Abstract Higher Education (HE) students and employers within the creative industries dismiss prevailing ‘employability’ skills as inadequate. The author discovers the ‘bottom up’ reality that entry into the creative ...
On autonomy and the technological abolition of academic labour
As the global higher education sector is re-engineered through real subsumption inside the logic of competition, academic labour is increasingly proletarianised through the desperate search for relative surplus value. As ...
Now we don’t see the university as something distant. It’s here in our hands: Situated pedagogy in Cuban municipal universities
(Institute for Education Policy Studies, 2019-04)
The first years of the twenty-first century saw the introduction of a new mode of higher education in Cuba. Local university centres were set up across the country offering part time study to a range of students previously ...
Covid-19 and the Hopeless University at the End of the End of History
A dramatic existence: Undergraduate preparations for a creative life in the performance industries
This paper focuses specifically on drama and theatre higher education (HE) programmes and preparation for potential graduate work. The article investigates working in the creative industries and in the performing arts ...
Another world is possible: The possibilities for a transformative post-capitalist education.
This chapter takes as its starting point the alienating reality of knowledge production in the global North, grounded in performance management and competition between individuals, subjects and institutions. One mode of ...
Venturing beyond the imposition of a postdigital, anti-human higher education
(Springer Nature, 2021)
In an important footnote in Capital, Marx highlights how an analysis of technology enables us to reveal the dialectical construction of our dominant mode of reproducing everyday life. This links humans, infrastructures, ...