Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jodi Melamed, 2 December 2011!

Dear Everyone: On Friday, 2 December, we will discuss chapters from Professor Jodi Melamed’s forthcoming book, REPRESENT AND DESTROY: RATIONALIZING VIOLENCE IN THE NEW RACIAL CAPITALISM (from 12:30-2, in 8201) in the Graduate Center.  Professor Melamed has generously provided us … Continue reading

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Anne McClintock rescheduled for Friday, 18 November!

Dear All: In solidarity with the student strikes planned for Thursday, 17 November, Professor Anne McClintock’s lecture has been rescheduled to NOON on Friday, 18 November in Room 6496 — please help spread the word, and hope to see you … Continue reading

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Notes on Priscilla Wald’s “Blood and Stories”

[This was written as an introduction to Revolutionizing American Studies’ Priscialla Wald seminar. For the seminar, participants arrived having read her essay “Blood and Stories: How Genomics is Rewriting Race, Medicine, and Human History.] It is my honor and pleasure … Continue reading

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CUNY@ASA: Practicing Critical Generosity

As a graduate student contemplating a future career in the academia, I have often found myself wondering about what constitutes the academic community that we imagine.  Not surprisingly then perhaps, I often find a special form of academic pleasure at … Continue reading

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