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About Christopher Schaberg

Christopher Schaberg is associate professor of English and Environmental Studies at Loyola University New Orleans, and author of The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight (Continuum, 2011) and The End of Airports (Bloomsbury, 2015).
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Awkward Aeronautics and the Metaphysics of Friction
2 years ago

Awkward Aeronautics and the Metaphysics of Friction

Spoiler alert, in a sense

In the newest installment of Star Wars, “The Force Awakens,” I was struck by a minor detail that recurred throughout the film: the awkward aeronautics …
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