“New Geographies of Visual Satire” : Proposals due May 14

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  NEW GEOGRAPHIES OF VISUAL SATIRE Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre, Christ Church Oxford Friday 15th June, 2018 Convenors: Dr. Julia Langbein and Dr. Ros Holmes   This conference seeks to broaden the examination of visual satire beyond the contours of existing scholarship. How can we develop new approaches to…

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Forensics

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A family of four stepped onto the tube.  The mother wore a surgical recovery boot on her right leg. The father held a crutch in his right arm, wore a cast on his right leg.  The daughter, maybe 10, had her right arm in a cast.  The son, a few…

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Great blog, Julia

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I forgot I had a website until a colleague recently mentioned they’d seen “something you wrote about foxes?” and I remembered this site like it was half a sandwich I’d left in the office fridge at my old job.  The last post was over a year ago, which, even as I…

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FAILE: Works on Wood

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  I know, you see “wood” and “fail” in the same sentence and you think it’s spam.  Nope– FAILE: Works on Wood is just out from Gestalten.  The special edition is already sold out, but the regular one is still a piece of work. You can buy it and just…

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Post-doc at Trinity College, Oxford

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From 2014-2017 I’ll be a Junior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Oxford. I can’t wait to either confirm or revise everything I learned from Evelyn Waugh and Kingsley Amis, namely, that I will fall or be thrown into fountains by an amiable crew of people who refer to me exclusively…

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My Podcast’s Two Dads

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In 2012 I started a podcast with my friend Ingrid about Ph.D. dissertations because it strikes me that no one who’s never had to make one has any idea what they’re like. People assume dissertations are required to be arcane, narrow and unreadable.  Not so!  Listen to Matt on the…

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I’m all in one place!

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How many times have you thought, “Julia Langbein’s web presence is like a London trash bag torn asunder by foxes: The contents are sometimes appealing, but tragically scattered.” (Why do the foxes always eat the diapers and leave the Pringles? Hint: Eat the Pringles! You unbelted a Pamper, you can…

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