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."
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.
PLASTICS + TECHNO-UTOPIAN ALLURES // PLASTICS + OILY TEMPORALITIES // PLASTICS + ZOMBIFICATION OF FOSSILISED SUNSHINE // PLASTICS + TOXICITY // PLASTICS + QUEER FUTURITY
On the rifts between ethics-of-place environmentalism and other social and cultural issues, including postcolonialism
Director James Whale picked up on the potential for commentary on eugenics in Shelley’s novel, an idea and practice that did not yet exist in Shelley’s lifetime.