I like this. This is the humanities equivalent of a refactoring. But there's a political edge to this that "refactoring" doesn't capture – these aren't just categorical boundaries, but they mark a distinction between high and low. Shattering them is a political act.
20 Jan 2021 06:30 - 01 Jan 2022 07:48
A term from software engineering, which means taking about a complex program and rebuilding it along different, presumably better, lines.