In the latest addition to his A-Z of Theory series, political theorist Andrew Robinson introduces, in a two-part essay, the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, one of the most important theorists of discourse in the twentieth century. In part one, Robinson introduces Bakhtin's notions of Dialogism, Polyphony and Heteroglossia.
The carnivalesque and critical pedagogy–radical socially engaged art for social justice?
Peter Falk lost his right eye as a child due to a tumor. In 1945 he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and memorized the eye chart so that he could pass the physical. The examiner became suspicious since his right eye did not move. The Marines would not let him join. So he became a cook in the Merchant Marine.