It’s been an intense month of caving indoors…. and at times caving in. Writing a book is as hard as writing a PhD; only this time (fortunately, she says, touching […]
I’ve mangled Zizek’s deployment of Marx as a note to self, about the expansion of the Paris shootings into an event of history. My friend Safdar Ahmed manages to articulate […]
The feature image is a crochet rug saying “Freedom” in Arabic. I woke up groggy and sore and crampy today. An anticipated day of writing was wrung out by pain […]
I’ve just had an intense and delightful 4 days at the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia annual conference. It was held in Wollongong, and I booked a cheap room near […]
I’ve had an interesting month with large amounts of time spent watching voyager doing crochet, and even more amounts of time sitting in the garden on a beanbag on my […]
I’ve borrowed the title of Wendy Brown’s book, because of the news lately. Her chapter on images and representations of ‘awful truths’ (eg Catherine McKinnon’s descriptions of porn) actually perform […]
Each fortnight a queer theory group meets in Melbourne city library. all welcome. Next meeting Wed 23 July – Sedgwick’s “Paranoid and Reparative Reading”.