Communication through language is an inescapable performance, Nietzsche tells us, and we’re all actors in it. The precarious question of how truth gets performed is loudly answered by the central characters of Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay in Virginia Woolf’s novel "To The Lighthouse."
The similarities between the tourist industry today and settler presence in the Caribbean are striking: Both thrive on the idea that the Caribbean is a place that can (and should) be freely consumed, economically and visually, by Western people.
Mary Kelly’s "Post-Partum Document" in Conversation with Susan Silton’s "A Potentiality Long After Its Actuality Has Become a Thing of the Past"
Three papers written in the spring of 2019 for the seminar “What Was Conceptualism and Why Won’t It Go Away?”
"American Sniper" not only espouses a tired “good vs. evil” narrative, but in altering, omitting, and fabricating aspects of the Iraq War, it perpetuates a chronology in which the nuances and complexities of the war are rendered null and void.
A program to begin addressing the fundamental injustices that have afflicted people of African descent in America since the arrival of European pioneers in the New World.
On the rifts between ethics-of-place environmentalism and other social and cultural issues, including postcolonialism