University of Melbourne
Caroline is McKenzie Fellow at the University of Melbourne. She is involved in a three year research project examining the role of books and printed material in the cultural lives of young people. Her monograph on the career success of American writer and publisher Dave Eggers, One Man Zeitgeist, will be published in October 2010.
EditorialTaking our cue from one of the original theorists of waste, Walter Benjamin, and his exhortation to read “the rags, the refuse” of culture, this issue of M/C Journal aims to reconsider what we throw away, what we leave behind, what we do not value. The range of responses to our call for participants in this conversation testifies not only to the ubiquity of waste in contemporary...Read more