Reconfiguring Representation: Rebecca M. Schreiber’s The Undocumented Everyday

Christian Rossipal

In the face of structural dispossession and intensified border regimes, what does it mean to demand or to defy “more visibility” and “better representation” as an undocumented migrant? This is a central question in Rebecca M. Schreiber’s recently published The … Continue reading “Reconfiguring Representation: Rebecca M. Schreiber’s The Undocumented Everyday

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Introduction

Michael Mandiberg

“Reflections on Disruptive Film” collects texts that articulate, meditate on, or respond to the short films included in Disruptive Film: Everyday Resistance to Power, curated by Ernest Larsen and Sherry Millner. This is the first of three two-disc sets that … Continue reading “Introduction”

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The Aesthetic Utopian

lauren berlant

Let’s think about the “then and there” in the subtitle of Cruising Utopia: the Then and There of Queer Futurity, for these deictics are insistently aligned with the now-central question of how to induce utopian futures from within a negating present. The answer of course is that the aesthetic provides the affective ballast and concrete means to induce exuberant futures.

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