About SpoT. Honi soit qui mal y pense.
a labour of love. don't bitch.
and are, respectively, the personal web presence and the electronic journal
founded and published by M. Michael Schiff and Caitlin Fisher, at the time both students in the
Graduate Programme in Social & Political Thought at York University. (Caitlin has a new
These pages are intended to provide a voice and community as well as information. They usually
include, if you follow the hypertext links, access to programme information including the
programme handbook and the official Faculty and programme regulations governing the
programme [the programme has one specific webpage, although there
are links to outside programme references] ; information on occasion about events such as the
Graduate (Dissertation) Research Workshops and Speaker's Series; and a site for the Strategies of
Critique conference, a graduate symposium organized annually by students in the SPT
The continued updating and relevance of these pages will depend on contributions from a
number of individuals, including students and faculty members giving workshops or papers. The
series of elected and appointed student leaders have not, when asked, contributed
to this site, although for years they have sent kudos. In 2001, a meeting on a holiday was
on SPoT, which was rebuked for drawing attention to it.
SPoT may be contacted at this email
address: SPoT@YorkU.Caj_spot has a dedicated email address: write to the journal
You are invited to sign the SPoT "guestbook". In doing so you'll give us a
better idea about who reads these pages, and what you want to see more (or less) of. Thanks!