"This current issue of Present Tense once again proves that vulnerable populations deserve our attention as we research, teach, and advocate in our constantly changing world. Specifically, Volume 3.2 brings together articles that attempt to critique unequal representations, highlight unjust situations, and expose unfair practices in the world today."
"racism is an ongoing discourse that both gives rise to and emerges from many rhetorical moments—it is a continuous force requiring continuous opposition. The discourses of racism are as much visual as they are textual and oral"
"the book advocates for experience architects to participate in the systems they build and to invite other participants to comment on the design of those systems, thus encouraging a greater fit between a design and implementation."
"Watkins contributes to social class theory by basing his revisionist history on non-English majors and by seeing
our capital not in decline inside the university, but as a
provider of developing forms of cultural capital
outside the university."
"We remember Linda’s legacy at Present Tense as
we continue publishing scholarship that advocates the
kind of positive change through pedagogy, community
engagement, and research that Linda worked toward
her whole life. Thank you, Linda, for enriching
This issue is our most multimodal collection to date, including our first slidecast essay (“The Quiet Country Closet”) and our first full audio essay (“Voices in Egypt”),
as well as a number of other essays that incorporate
images, video, and additional modes beyond
"As I reflect on my experiences with the Kinect’s depth data, it occurs to me that it is a “degree zero” for experimental work because the data is (in Deleuzian terms) an intensive form, pure potential."