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I like Tina's suggestions about more careful reading, and about memory and pain. "The Memory Wars" would be especially interesting to me, and I think we could do a real service by doing a nuanced and interdisciplinary reading of some case material.
I'd vote for Viet Nam as our test case venue, and include its representation in novel, film and Web.
Kathleen: Aristotle: phronesis and techne. How lovely to know such words!
David: Right on.
Maris: Proust: Yes.
Kim: The Middle Passage