“Black Mountain College carefully recognizes that, at this point in man’s necessities, it is not things in themselves but what happens between things where the life of them is to be sought.”
"This rhymes with Bhabha’s earlier description of the cosmopolitan subject, whose identity comes not from a rooted place but rather from a movement between places, such that the relationships between places is what is of interest and value."
"“At one time Rice said he thought [Black Mountain College] should disperse every ten years into smaller units… . This was to avoid too much stability. It was to be faithful to the chaos out of which creativity constellates."