Academic Labour and the Capitalist University: A critique of higher education through the law of value

I passed my PhD viva yesterday. Below, is the Introduction to the Commentary, which I was required to defend along with the publications. The entire 'thesis' is available to download from the University of Lincoln's institutional repository. Thank you to my examiners, Siân Adiseshiah, Joyce Canaan and Ana Cecilia Dinerstein, and to the viva Chair, Alec Shepley. Most of all, thank you to my … Continue reading Academic Labour and the Capitalist University: A critique of higher education through the law of value

Preserving the hand-painted films of Margaret Tait

In this dissertation I discuss a small amount of the work of Margaret Tait. The Introduction offers a personal discussion on the profession of Archiving which I revisit in my conclusion. Section One provides a general overview of Margaret Tait’s life and influences. This brief biographical information serves as a background for the more substantial … Continue reading Preserving the hand-painted films of Margaret Tait