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Dec 07, 15

Modern queer politics forged itself against Blackness. Where will it go next?

Nov 29, 15

African-American student protests reflect the many anxieties facing the black middle class

Apr 21, 15

"For some, the Anthropocene debates seem irrelevant: does it matter where in the past geologists decide to place a golden spike, when such urgent questions remain about our future? But the liveliness of the discussion reflects the explanatory promise of the Anthropocene concept: it is a debate over what kind of story can and should be told about human impact on the planet. The claim is often made that climate change is simply too big to see—that it is what eco-critic Timothy Morton terms a hyperobject, something that cannot be realized in any specific instance. The Anthropocene offers climate change not just periodicity but narrativity. And like any well-told story, it relies upon conscious plotting and the manipulation of feeling."

Mar 30, 15

Rather than characterize now by merely the figure of the human, Haraway suggests we should consider Capital and Cthulhu.

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