Issue 42 Forgetting Summer 2011

Table of Contents

Columns
  • Inventory / Key Dates in the History of Clown Crime
    Andrew McConnell Stott
    Funny strange
  • Legend / The Surgeon
    Wayne Koestenbaum
    Our gang, before the final war
  • Ingestion / Peoples’ Friendship Salad and Other Culinary Expressions of Brotherhood
    Elena Sorokina
    The mayonnaise is the message
  • Colors / Drab
    Aaron Kunin
    The hues of an “immajnari karrakter”
Main
  • Thinking Inside the Box
    Christopher Turner
    Wilhelm Reich and the invention of sex
  • Artist Project / Untitled
    Amie Siegel
  • No, Oedipus Does Not Exist
    Jamieson Webster and Ben Kafka
    Analyze this
  • Dark at Heart
    Jocko Weyland
    Evaluating the pain of others
  • The Ethics of Rubbernecking
    Justin E. H. Smith
    The propriety of the spectacle
  • The Behavioral Sink
    Will Wiles
    The mouse universes of John B. Calhoun
  • Creative Evolution
    Alexander R. Galloway
    Nils Aall Barricelli’s mathematical organisms
  • Artist Project / Reviving the Habit
    Julia Sherman
  • Well, Ada Clare!
    John Strausbaugh
    The queen of the bohemians
Forgetting
  • Who Knows This Man?
    George Prochnik
    The mysterious amnesiac of Collegno
  • The Memory Hole Has Teeth
    D. Graham Burnett and Sal Randolph
    Toward a field guide to shred
  • The Theater of Forgetting
    Peter Galison
    Scenes of censorship
  • Historical Amnesias: An Interview with Paul Connerton
    Jeffrey Kastner, Sina Najafi, and Paul Connerton
    Seven types of forgetting
  • Artist Projects / Monument to Forgetting
    John Beech, Eigil Zu Tage-Ravn, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Liz Glynn, and Olav Westphalen
  • Forgetting Derrida, Forgiving Freud
    Barry Sanders
    Out of sight, but not of mind
  • Selective Memory: An Interview with Londa Schiebinger
    Alistair Sponsel and Londa Schiebinger
    The forgotten knowledge of herbal abortifacients
  • Memory by Syllables
    Joshua Foer
    An abbot walks into a bar holding an eel
  • Artist Project / Bradwardine in Action
    Amy Jean Porter
And
  • Postcard / Remember to Forget
    Susan Hiller
  • Bookmark / The Clock Drawing Test
Cabinet is a non-profit organization supported by the Lambent Foundation, the Orphiflamme Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Katchadourian Family Foundation, and many generous individuals. All our events are free, the entire content of our many sold-out issues are on our site for free, and we offer our magazine and books at prices that are considerably below cost. Please consider supporting our work by making a tax-deductible donation by visiting here.