Nicholas R Jones & Chad Leahy ¶ Pornographic Sensibilities: Imagining Sex and the Visceral in Premodern and Early Modern Spanish Cultural Production stages a critical conversation between two fields—Medieval/Early Modern Hispanic Studies and Porn Studies—that traditionally have had little to say to each other.
The Yale Workshop for Contemporary Critical Thought gathers graduate students, faculty, and guests from the CT and NY area to discuss some central work on Contemporary Critical Thought and Theory.
Por Aurélie Vialette Una termina Lectura fácil con ganas de volver a empezar.
Presentation by Minor Compositions: “In this series of essays Fred Moten and Stefano Harney draw on the theory and practice of the black radical tradition as it supports, inspires, and extends contemporary social and political thought and aesthetic critique.
Presentation by MIT Press A call to arms by a group of French intellectuals that rejects leftist reform and aligns itself with younger, wilder forms of resistance.
Publisher’s Presentation: In Wild Things Jack Halberstam offers an alternative history of sexuality by tracing the ways in which wildness has been associated with queerness and queer bodies throughout the twentieth century.
Nils Longueira Borrego’s comments on Yuri Herrera’s Trabajos del reino Yuri Herrera’s first novel, Trabajos del reino (translated into English as Kingdom Cons), pertains to that category of literary works that are almost inextinguishable, the ones that, after turning the last page, demand yet another reading.
Luna Nájera’s comments on Gille Deleuze’s “Coldness and Cruelty” For Gilles Deleuze, the Marquis de Sade (1740–1814) and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836–1895) were clinicians of civilization.
Publisher’s Introduction With her characteristic brilliance, grace, and radical audacity, Angela Y.
Introduction by Esteban Crespo Jaramillo Gloria Anzaldua (1942–2004) describes her seminal Borderlands/La Frontera with poignant honesty.
Ta-Nehisi Coates and a Generation Waking Up By Brit Bennett “The book, written as a letter to Coates’s teen-age son, begins as Coates struggles with how to help his child after Michael Brown’s killer is not indicted.