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Read/watched in September

Super-scattered month, working office job, getting ready for fall term, wrapping up some publications. Read: Rancière, The politics of aesthetics Ahmed & Garron, Miles Morales: Straight out of Brooklyn Read some/most of, should be finishing soon: Sara Majka, Cities I’ve … Continue reading

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Post-anthropocentric aesthetics/some notes on Braidotti and Rancière (ongoing)

Ongoing notes here, will be updated…any thoughts are appreciated. Finishing up a draft of an essay on Kerry Tribe’s documentary Exquisite Corpse, in which I’m working with an idea I’m calling post-anthropocentric aesthetics. It has been an interesting experiment, which … Continue reading

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Read/watched in August

Took a contract job to subsidize my exploitative “career” at UW, so I haven’t been reading/watching as much. Making my way through My Struggle 6 and Capital, hung up on China Miéville’s Last Days of New Paris and The House … Continue reading

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Read/watched in July

Read Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens Jackie Wang, Carceral Capitalism Fredric Jameson, Raymond Chandler: The Detection of Totality Sianne Ngai, Our Aesthetic Categories Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon I’ve been watching a lot of Marvel movies w/ my … Continue reading

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Question

UW admin has combined my 5 adjunct contracts into a Full Time Lecturer position and is offering it back to me as such: teach 9 courses a year (probably on 2 campuses) for $60,000. Is there a dignified way to … Continue reading

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Read/watched in June

Read Aristotle, De Anima Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, Playback Nnedi Okarafor, Lagoon Watched: Johnston, Captain America: The First Avenger The Wire, Seasons 4 & 5 Branagh, Thor Talbot, The Last Black Man in San Francisco Whedon, Avengers Watts, Spiderman: … Continue reading

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Stream 1: Disempowerment

What does the word “disempowerment” even mean for someone who fits into all the majoritarian identity categories (white, cisgender, heterosexual, married, father, etc.)? Can I even use it in earnest? Or, since I have not experienced the structural biases that … Continue reading

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