Pre-Texts at Bok Center, Harvard

April 25, 2019

In April 2019, The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning and Prof. Doris Sommer of Cultural Agents, invited Faculty and Teaching Fellows from across Harvard to participate in a 3-session Pre-Texts workshop.

15 participants played with an excerpt from the 'Panopticism' chapter of Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish. The complex text was deconstructed and co-constructed again using playful games and arts.

We created sound-scapes and tableaux vivants; learnt about Greek fragment poetry to create our own Foucault fragments; Made cartoneras, perforated art, and