Opening the Canon

Tosaka Jun’s Spatial Theory and Reflections on Film

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Yoon Jeong Oh revisits Tosaka Jun's critical interpretations of Japanese society and cultural criticism, arguing that in his writing on post-WWI Japan, Tosaka problematizes the everyday and reinstates heterogeneous temporalities by restoring the social space occupied by the people who live, work, and move about the city streets.

Raoul Vaneigem

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In this installment of Opening the Canon, Robert Porter argues for a reconsideration of the Situationist International through the work of lesser-known member Raoul Vaneigem.

Edward Soja

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In this first installment of "Opening the Canon," Mark Shiel reflects on Edward Soja's influence on media studies, urban studies, and their intersections.