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Postmodernism

by Kim Packard
That postmodernism is indefinable is a truism. However, it can be described as a set of critical, strategic and rhetorical practices employing concepts such as difference, repetition, the trace, the simulacrum, and hyperreality to destabilize other concepts such as presence, identity, historical progress, epistemic certainty, and the univocity of meaning. (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) Postmodernist Film-Wikipeida Film Reference- Postmodernism Theorizing the Postmodern First postmodernist film according to Baudrillard: Once Upon a Time In the West (1968) Necessarily marked by the rejection of the grand narrative and the privileging… Read more

That postmodernism is indefinable is a truism. However, it can be described as a set of critical, strategic and rhetorical practices employing concepts such as difference, repetition, the trace, the simulacrum, and hyperreality to destabilize other concepts such as presence, identity, historical progress, epistemic certainty, and the univocity of meaning. (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Postmodernist Film-Wikipeida
Film Reference- Postmodernism
Theorizing the Postmodern

First postmodernist film according to Baudrillard: Once Upon a Time In the West (1968)

Necessarily marked by the rejection of the grand narrative and the privileging of the multiplicity of meaning? Collapsing of the binary categories and blurring of boundaries? Defying linear logic? Self-referenting?

The Condition of Postmodernism According to David Harvey

I added Pretty Woman based on this article (see the last paragraph if you don’t want to read the entire article)
The discussion thread for this topic is here

Modern Godard: Vivre sa vie by Shun-Iiang Chao

A speech on postmodern education by John Daniel, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education 4-15-2002

According to many futurists and cultural historians, a significant cultural shift has begun to occur: the decline of the modern, industrial era and the rise of a “postmodern” civilization that could usher in radical changes in politics, economics, and other social institutions, including education. One of the emerging strands of postmodern thought, known as holistic thinking, is an ecological worldview that is influenced by new scientific paradigms as well as ancient and indigenous spiritual traditions. What Are Schools For?

What Are Schools For? Alternative Philosophies of Education Presentation at The First International Conference on Educational Alternatives, Istanbul, Turkey; November, 2005 by Ron Miller

Homer Evolution The Simpsons

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