Free Palestine/Strike MoMA: A Call to ActionIIAAF

We the undersigned artists, critics, scholars, and organizers are writing to express our support for the Palestinian struggle against Israeli colonial rule and its apartheid system. We feel it is urgent to highlight the connections between the ongoing violence of … Continue reading "Free Palestine/Strike MoMA: A Call to Action"

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What’s Academic Freedom Got to Do with Us? Nothing, Absolutely NothingEileen A. Joy

Academic freedom is the condition under which the intellectual submits herself to the normative model of the settler. –Fred Moten, “Statement in Support of a Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions” Whenever I hear academics defending “academic freedom” as a supposed … Continue reading "What’s Academic Freedom Got to Do with Us? Nothing, Absolutely Nothing"

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Cultivating the WeedsChad Shomura

1. On the day I won a university award named after Rosa Parks, I learned that a student was weighing an invitation from Tucker Carlson Tonight to discuss an article he wrote that condemned my course on American political thought. … Continue reading "Cultivating the Weeds"

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from Active ReceptionNoah Ross

I was going to, was going to, do it, that is, by which I mean, stay in bed, like I was supposed to, or at least, for the most part, so-called should have, as in, for my health, for the … Continue reading "from Active Reception"

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Queer QuaranTVLisa Duggan

I live in my TV. Over the past year, I have shifted more and more of my daily social, psychological and affective life into the long running television shows that I substitute for a vital somatic, interpersonal, and interactive existence. … Continue reading "Queer QuaranTV"

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Once Upon a Time: A Book Review of Lucie Elven’s The Weak SpotBella Bravo

The Weak Spot (New York: Soft Skull Press, 2021), Lucie Elven’s debut novel, is a timely fairy tale about the sorcery of disbelief. The book opens when a young woman runs away to a secluded town, in the mountains, only … Continue reading "Once Upon a Time: A Book Review of Lucie Elven’s The Weak Spot"

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Four PoemsSophia Dahlin

Cow Lonely Are You? On the internet of wildflowers a white flower is not what I see blue furling dress petal a flower is part dress part animal part vegetable part face an internet a lighted shape of light on … Continue reading "Four Poems"

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On Alex Blanchette’s Porkopolis: American Animality, Standardized Life, and the Factory FarmClaire Bunschoten

When you close your eyes and picture a pig, what do you see? A curly, spring-like tail? A pink belly caked in mud? A curious snout nosing at the dirt or a trough? If I asked you to imagine pigs … Continue reading "On Alex Blanchette’s Porkopolis: American Animality, Standardized Life, and the Factory Farm"

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