The Ploughman's Lunch

Postcards from a PhD

Tag Archives: nostalgia

Mood, Modes, and Media Recycling

I started today with a little bit of PhD admin and finally managed to pay the first instalment of my fees. It’s the latest in a succession of painful reminders … Continue reading

October 28, 2015

The Modalities of Nostalgia

I had my first supervision meeting on Wednesday and it seemed to go quite well, in the sense that I managed to get to the right place (eventually) and I … Continue reading

October 25, 2015

Svetlana Boym, 1959-2015

I was very sad to learn this weekend of the death on 5th August of Svetlana Boym, academic and artist. Her remarkable 2001 study The Future of Nostalgia is, I … Continue reading

August 24, 2015