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Avery F. Gordon

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><SPAN class=st><SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US">In this notebook, Gordon is engaged in a portrait of Breitenau, the twelfth-century Benedictine monastery</SPAN></SPAN><SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-WEIGHT: normal; COLOR: black; mso-ansi-language: EN-US">, located twenty kilometers south of Kassel, that has been used throughout its history for various purposes, and since the nineteenth century has been a site of confinement and “correction.” Turned into a workhouse in 1874, it subsequently became a</SPAN><SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US"> concentration camp in Nazi years, then a girls’ reformatory until the 1970s,<SPAN style="FONT-WEIGHT: normal; COLOR: black"> and is now </SPAN>an open psychiatric residential treatment facility and a rehabilitation center, as well as a Gedenkstätte</SPAN><SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB"> </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US">memorial and research center<SPAN style="FONT-WEIGHT: normal; COLOR: black">. During a site visit with Schaber, Gordon, with the help of the memorial’s cofounder and director Gunnar Richter, immerses herself in Breitenau’s history and recalls its function as a place for the enclosure of “disobedient social subjects” and their ideas, developing “a kind of encyclopedia of the prisoner.” </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN class=st><SPAN lang=EN-GB style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB"><?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></SPAN>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN class=st><SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US">Avery F. Gordon is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Visiting Faculty at the Center for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths College, University of London.</SPAN></SPAN>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN class=st><SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US">Language: German/English</SPAN></SPAN>

 
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