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Trans-Scapes Transitions in Transit

  • Irene J. KlaverEmail author
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Abstract

A philosopher offers a small cluster of provocations that lay out a landscape through which to meander, engaging here with insights, there with complexities, eventually to have carved a pattern of understanding rather than to have simply transitioned from one state to some predetermined goal state.

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Acknowledgements

My gratitude to my travel companions: Rosalva Resendiz, Cathy Ragland, and Roberto De Souza along the Rio Grande Valley; Elana Zilberg and Stephanie Kane at the Tijuana-San Diego border; Daniel Bhozkov in Venice; Ton Dekker in Amsterdam; Mary Lynn Babcock and Brian O’Connor in Denton, TX. Photographs are made by Irene J. Klaver during these transitions in 2017 and 2018.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of North TexasDentonUSA

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