I’m starting this new blog on my sabbatical. Seems like a good time for a clean slate.
What I want most from this new space is a place to assemble the not-at-all (yet seemingly so) disparate projects I’ve taken up and set aside during my early career as a professor of writing and rhetoric.
Not all of them–just the ones that genuinely interest me.
I’m returning to the nagging questions and intriguing ideas that animated my early work as a researcher, and I’m at last committing to the mode of exploration that has been lurking at the margins of my scholarship all along: assemblage art.
Giambattista Vico said you can only truly come to know that which you make yourself. It’s his verum factum principle, making is knowing.
Let’s see what I can make of that.