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Theorizing Affect through Everyday Fragments: A Review of The Hundreds by Lauren Berlant and Kathleen Stewart

Marshall Hanig

The Hundreds by Laurent Berlant and Kathleen Stewart is an assemblage of one hundred hundred-word poetic prose musings on the affective complexities of life in the contemporary United States. In each hundred, the authors bring their expertise in literary, cultural, … Continue reading “Theorizing Affect through Everyday Fragments: A Review of The Hundreds by Lauren Berlant and Kathleen Stewart”

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The Caribbean Radical Tradition and the Postcolonial Condition: A review of Aaron Kamugisha’s Beyond Coloniality

Therese Kaspersen Hadchity

With a two-volume anthology on Caribbean political thought, two separate anthologies on Caribbean cultural thought and popular culture (co-edited with Yanique Hume), a co-edited Paget Henry reader, and several special journal issues under his belt, Aaron Kamugisha must have felt … Continue reading “The Caribbean Radical Tradition and the Postcolonial Condition: A review of Aaron Kamugisha’s Beyond Coloniality

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from Freedom and Prostitution

Cassandra Troyan

                          If you are a prostitute of the 21st century                                metaphors are not enough                                     delusions                                     the girl who works                                     who is she,                                always convincing                                convincing in capital You are the whore on his yacht he asks you to … Continue reading “from Freedom and Prostitution

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Crisis in Venezuela: The US Left, Solidarities, and What Is to Be Done?

Macarena Gómez-Barris, George Ciccariello-Maher and Gabriel Hetland

On April 22, Lisa Duggan convened a conversation between Gabriel Hetland and George Ciccariello-Maher, moderated by Macarena Gómez-Barris, at New York University’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis. The participants have edited their remarks to present here. Thinking with Venezuela’s … Continue reading “Crisis in Venezuela: The US Left, Solidarities, and What Is to Be Done?”

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The Derivative Image: Historical Implications of the Computational Mode of Production

Susana Nascimento Duarte

The below interview between Susana Nascimento Duarte (School of Arts and Design, Caldas da Rainha/IFILNOVA) and Jonathan Beller first appeared in Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, no. 10, in March 2019, and we are grateful to Cinema … Continue reading “The Derivative Image: Historical Implications of the Computational Mode of Production”

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You Say Wife

Kay Gabriel

Dear Kay— A letter in seven arguments. 1. On Lies In another poem a man compares me to pussy, and then it happens again. Rosario says straight men don’t even like pussy, an attack so devastating I took it vicariously. … Continue reading “You Say Wife”

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Pneumatic Memory: Listening to Listening in The B-Side: “Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons,” a Record Album Interpretation

Julie Beth Napolin

In 1964, incarcerated men in a segregated Texas state prison gathered before an ethnographer’s field recorder and sang work songs, toasted, and told tales known intimately to them. Bruce Jackson, a Junior Fellow at Harvard, listened and recorded the various … Continue reading “Pneumatic Memory: Listening to Listening in The B-Side: “Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons,” a Record Album Interpretation

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