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The unforgivable transgression of being Caster Semenya
After winning the 800 meters at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in August, sprinter Caster Semenya returned to a hero’s welcome in her native South Africa, where the public denounced theExpand
Queer Africa and the Fantasy of Virtual Participation
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My analysis of the protean subject of discursive incommensurability draws upon African postcolonial theory while sidestepping the tempta- tion to resurrect an innocent African subject. Expand
Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life
TAVIA N YONGO ICA WE WANT EVERYTHING LACK JOY WITH. WYATT SARAFIN CRITICAL INQUIRY. AFRO FABULATING IN THE SHADOWS SOCIAL TEXT. AFRO FABULATIONS THE QUEER DRAMA OF BLACK LIFE SEXUAL. INTRODUCTION AExpand
Punk'd Theory
Little Monsters: Race, Sovereignty, and Queer Inhumanism in Beasts of the Southern Wild
This essay uses the 2012 film Beasts of the Southern Wild to investigate the lingering investments in race and sovereignty that one encounters in fables of queer rewilding. Exploring the genealogy ofExpand
I Feel Love: Disco and Its Discontents
Is there an intellectual history of disco? If there is or will one day be, such a history will surely not neglect Tim Lawrence's 2003 study, Loves Saves the Day.1 Nestled within what is broadlyExpand
The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory
Performance studies finds itself in unlikely yet productive places in Shane Vogel’s The Scene of Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance and Tavia Nyong’o’s The Amalgamation Waltz: Race,Expand
Queering Archives A Roundtable Discussion
© 2015 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. “Queering Archives: A Roundtable Discussion” provides a reflection on histories of queer archives studies, while marking out some keyExpand
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