Tag Archives: Germany

Teaching Open Source Web in Bavaria, Germany

UAS Hof
UAS Hof

I am proud to be a member of the faculty in the Graduate Program in Software Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Hof, Germany. Ich freue mich darauf, wieder nach Deutschland zu gehen.

Feature image: World of Bavaria.

Sr. Web Usability Consultant with EGS

EGS
European Graduate School

I am proud to be a part of the growing intellectual community at the European Graduate School. With the main campus in beautiful Saas-fee, Switzerland and a new campus in Malta, this important academic institution continues to make beneficial and necessary impressions on the world. My role at EGS is to advise and consult with the web team that builds www.egs.edu.

Media & Meaning in Berlin

EGS
European Graduate School

In 2013 I defended my doctoral dissertation with Magna Cum Laude honors in Berlin, Germany in Media and Communication Philosophy. I started my Ph.D. at the University of Denver in Philosophy and Cultural Theory and finished at Europäische Universität für Interdisziplinäre Studien, European Graduate School EGS, Saas-Fee, Ringacker, Switzerland.

Media, Meaning, & the Legitimation Problem

EGS
European Graduate School

Media, Meaning, & the Legitimation Problem from the Eradication of the Meta Narrative to the Present is a book I authored and published with Atropos Press (Dresden, Germany & New York) in 2014. Working with my dissertation advisory committee at European Graduate School in Saas-fee, Switzerland this research project was my Doctoral dissertation.

“The late Jean-Francois Lyotard wrote that metanarratives, that is, the big stories we live by, legitimate our lives both as individuals and collectively, living within societal groups. Lyotard also explained that the metanarrative has been eradicated from Western culture and that efficiency (i.e. a fast-track to profit) is the only model left which leaves the current state of legitimation in a curious position. We are left asking the question: ‘What legitimates?'”

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