UNIT 2: RECONSTRUCTING THE STRUCTURE
During today's session the group edited down the final paragraphs we wanted to pick from each text. Following that, the first draft was read through. After discussing, we realised that "Behavioural Economics..." did not contribute to the overall argument, but rather was an emphasis on some points of the text above it. Therefore, we decided to drop that text. Simultaneously, "Descartes and Foucault: A Contrastive Introduction to Philosophy" was another text the hub cleared out. The reason for that decision, was because we brought in the original reference the ideas in that book were from, which is "The History of Sexuality: An Introduction; Michel Foucault".
As a consequence of deleting texts and bringing in a new one, we had to look over the structure again, and consider the editorial design of the Reader in mind. Because we were using two different languages of text, one language that we call Stories (autobiography, essays, poem) and the second that contain academic journal articles. Therefore, we needed to create a structure that was appropriate and made sense for two different sounds.
Left designed by Malena Ramírez and right designed by Hugo Dias and Soraia Eugénio.
To get a balance of the language and reading flow, the "stories" were placed in between the academic texts. With the design in mind, a way to show the different languages could be considering smaller pages on the "stories". Something along the lines of the examples above. In the next session, the readership will be discussed as well as the title will be filed and finalised, bringing us to the production stage.