One of the things I want to work on for 2013 is to make time each day for finding ways of thinking differently and tangentially about work that I’m doing. I want to imagine scenarios and ask questions that have no clear instrumental relationship to my research but that send my thoughts in other directions because they’re funny, or weird, or even utopian. I want to see what this might add to my process of thinking/writing/reading/researching. There is maybe some connection between this practice and the reading I’ve been doing about feminism and humour but that’s a post for another day.
This is the first one: