[xmca] RE: Questions for ISCAR

From: Ed Wall (ewall@umich.edu)
Date: Sun Sep 11 2005 - 13:01:03 PDT

How does your question interface with the work of Jean Lave and
colleagues? A refinement?

Ed Wall

>I thought this question went to the whole list, but it ended just in
>Mike's box. Here it is again:
> My question is the interaction between different activities: what can be
> "taken" from one activity to another? (Old question of the universals)
> Also: what can be created only in a combination of several activities.
> This is what I mean: we all participate in more than one activity all
> the time. Is it possible to learn something in one activity and then use
> it in another? In other words: what does it mean to "transport" a
> way of
> acting, behaving, or thinking from one activity to another?
> And - what is a product only of participating in a certain
> combination of activities at the same time?
> In my workshop in Sevilla I will explore interaction between the
> "imaginary" and the "real" -- passing through in and out, and the
> relationships between the two -- and what are the outcomes of this
> relationship.
> See you in Sevilla
> Ana
> Mike Cole wrote:
> > You have a question about ch/at you might want answered during
> your trip??
> > A shame Helena could not come, and odd about that symposium. Odd
> about
> > the whole
> > setup!
> >
> > See you in Sevilla.
> > mike
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