I’m working on a piece about the relationship between Vladimir Jankelevitch’s Music and the Ineffable and Levinas’s Totality and Infinity, which were both published the same year; Jankelevitch was an evaluator for the dissertation that later became Totality & Infinity….

I’m blogging my way through the course texts for my grad feminist theory seminar. This week, it’s L.H. Stallings’s Funk the Erotic. As we have learned from Federici, Pateman, and Murphy, contemporary Western concepts of the body are grounded in…

After a few weeks off for lit review projects, I’m back blogging my way through the readings for my grad seminar on Feminist Theory. This week we read Linda Alcoff on social identities, John Cheney-Lippold on algorithmic identities, & Lars…

I’m blogging my way through the texts for my Spring 2018 Feminist Theory seminar. Angela Mitropolous’s Contract & Contagion takes up a lot of the themes we’ve discussed so far: contract (obviously), property in person, the public/private or production/reproduction split,…

I’m blogging my way through the texts for my feminist theory seminar this spring. Here’s week 5.   “At the turn of the twenty-first century, girls’ futures existed in a dense constellation of anticipatory relations, imagined as cascades of probabilistic…

I’m blogging my way through the course texts for my grad feminist theory seminar in Spring 2018. This week we’re reading Melinda Cooper’s book Family Values. Questions: What is the relationship between neoliberal notions of responsibility (see Cooper, but also…

I am blogging my way through the course texts for my grad feminist theory seminar this term. This week we’re reading selections from Carole Pateman’s The Sexual Contract & Dean Spade & Craig Willse’s “Marriage Will Never Set Us Free.”…

This is the second installment of me blogging my way through the course texts for my spring 2018 seminar in feminist theory. Today we read selections of Federici’s Caliban and the Witch.   This is a classic text in feminist…