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Representing Crisis

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Media rushes to represent the CUNY community as we mobilize for better working conditions.

 

 

In doing so, this coverage routinely takes for granted inherited conventions of representation rather than challenging them.

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Essays & Reviews

A Declaration of the Dignity Image

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In art that defines itself by what it withholds from public view lies the challenge for us to do the same

Bug Out

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What’s crawling underneath the fantasy of an insect-free home?

Colony Control

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Metaphors of happy ant laborers work to make the same of human bodies

Features

The New Inquiry Vol. 55: Testing

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We’re a few centuries into a world where truth is held to be revealed through tests. In practice, testing does little more than register social fates already at work.

“life that could fit in a spreadsheet”

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An interview with Eduardo Rabasa.

God’s Dice

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An excerpt from Eduardo Rabasa’s upcoming novel, A Zero-Sum Game (translated by Christina MacSweeney).

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&, Meanwhile

“Our voices will no longer go through the intermediary of blue eyed children from Western Europe and North America (WENA)”

“a real analysis of trans subjectivity in our neoliberal times begins in and as Black and Native theory, knowledge, and power”

“merely a tool, among many other tools”

“elite liberals are so deeply committed to the denotational meanings of language”

“It’s easy to hide behind your oppression.”

“is that not genocide?”

“coordinated Workstrikes, for Non-Violence and Peaceful demonstrations both inside and outside of prisons”

“they resisted for 70 days and we are still going on for a year and a half.”

“prison is the glue that holds this whole crooked house of cards together”

“Utopian demands are for some the last and only hope.”

“Free the land!”

“At its white heart trans is a regime of gender legibility”

“All we have to do is invite ourselves to his place to have a drink. The revolution is now.”

“This is a Call to Action Against Slavery in America”

“Maintain the sharp boy/girl product division.”

“forced to quit her job at Starbucks because fans memorized her schedule”

“a desperate attempt to stay relevant on my part”

“we’re of the by-any-means-necessary vein, and we literally do mean by any means necessary”

“It is no longer the time to be silent at the water cooler.”

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News

Reading a Draft @ Printed Matter

RUPTURES: Between the City and the Art World

“The Gulf: High Culture/Hard Labor” London book launch

Little Magazines and the Conversation of Culture in America

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Blogs

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In Zunguzungu
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“African fiction” contemporary -NYC

Requiem for My Potential Hotness [Guest Post]

In The Beheld
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If you opt out of conventional hotness, how do you reconcile the desire to find out “what could have been”?

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In Shines Like Gold
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Overall, most U.S. men were satisfied with their genitals

The Well-Heeled Life: Shoes, Ability, and Fear [Guest Post]

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We’re led to believe that certain looks are incomplete without high heels, overlooking the ableist nature of the message.