The Messy Psychology of Fascism

FORTHCOMING Fall 2021

This is a time of fascism. Beyond actual ruling governments, fascist movements have mobilized openly in virtually all of the Western countries where so-called liberal democratic government supposedly prevails—Australia, Canada, England, France, Greece, Italy, Norway, the United States—to name only a few. In the US, of course, the figure of Trump has provided a concentration[…]

Helicography

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FORTHCOMING Fall 2021

Part art history essay, part experimental fiction, part theoretical manifesto on the politics of equivalence, Helicography examines questions of scale in relation to Robert Smithson’s iconic 1970 artwork Spiral Jetty. In an essay and film made to accompany the earthwork, Smithson invites us to imagine the stone helix of his structure at various orders of[…]

Suture: Trauma and Trans Becoming

FORTHCOMING Fall 2021

The landscape of trauma is scattered with ghosts. Wolves hunkering in the shadows. Memory’s spectral persistence and evasion. Leaky bodies and selves gathered up in the storm of pain. Genders imposed and genders made. History’s cruel excisions, scars, the spillage of wounds. A landscape in which we are nevertheless called to build home. Here, “storytelling[…]

Sweet Spots: Writing the Connective Tissue of Relation

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FORTHCOMING Summer 2021

Sweet Spots thinks transversally across language and body, and between text and tissue. This assemblage of essays collectively proposes that words—that is, language that lands as written text—are more-than-human material. And, these materials, composed of forces and flows and tendencies, are capable of generating text-flesh that grows into a thinking in the making. The practice[…]

Nubian Proverbs

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FORTHCOMING Summer 2021

Maher Habbob’s Nubian Proverbs presents the fruits of decades of collecting proverbs from his native Nubian region in Fadicca (Nobiin). The five hundred proverbs gathered in this volume give a vivid picture of the Nubian imagination and represent a priceless archive of cultural heritage threatened by ongoing assimilation and cultural genocide. The proverbs are presented[…]

Geographies of Identity: Narrative Forms, Feminist Futures

FORTHCOMING Summer 2021

Geographies of Identity: Narrative Forms, Feminist Futures explores identity and American culture through hybrid, prose work by women, and expands the strategies of cultural poetics practices into the study of innovative narrative writing. Informed by Judith Butler, Homi Bhabha, Harryette Mullen, Julia Kristeva, and others, this project further considers feminist identity politics, race, and ethnicity[…]