May Day 2020 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the demonstrations in support of Bobby Seale in New Haven and the unlikely presence of “homosexual outlaw,” Jean Genet, as the invited guest of the Black Panther Party. A good friend, New … Continue reading “Jean Genet’s May Day Speech, 1970: “Your Real Life Depends on the Black Panther Party””
Jackqueline Frost is an intellectual historian and poet from Lafayette, Louisiana living in Paris, France, where she is a visiting researcher at Université Paris 8. Her current project explores how militant writers poetically engaged notions of time and history in order to grasp the plural temporalities of politics in the era of fascist aggression and national liberation. Articles on figures such as Aimé Césaire, Jean Genet, and Daniel Guérin have appeared or are forthcoming in The Global South, The Bulletin of Francophone Postcolonial Studies, Historical Materialism, and Third Text.