The Resentment of (Black) Politics

--- ∞ "The Resentment of (Black) Politics" (pdf) - Jared Sexton, 2019 Jared Sexton is Professor of African American Studies and Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine, where he is affiliated with the Critical Theory Emphasis, the Ph.D. Programs in Culture & Theory and Visual Studies, and the Center in Law, Society, and Culture. He … Continue reading The Resentment of (Black) Politics

The Revolutionary Disaster / The Disaster of Revolution

--- ∞ "The Revolutionary Disaster / The Disaster of Revolution" (pdf) - Andrew Culp, 2019 Andrew Culp teaches media theory in the MA program in Aesthetics and Politics in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of Technology. His current writing is on the slogan “Another End of the World is Possible,” and he … Continue reading The Revolutionary Disaster / The Disaster of Revolution

Jumping Claims

--- ∞ "Jumping Claims" (pdf) - Dan S. Wang, 2019 Dan S. Wang/王念華 is an artist and writer whose work addresses a range of social movement concerns. Turning politically engaged as a teenager, his activist history includes experience across a variety of grassroots causes, including clinic escorting and antiwar agitation. His writings have been published internationally, … Continue reading Jumping Claims

Messianic Rays in the Atomic Age

--- ∞ "Messianic Rays in the Atomic Age: Walter Benjamin in the Presence of Radioactivity" (pdf) - Esther Leslie, 2019 Esther Leslie is Professor of Political Aesthetics at Birkbeck, University of London. Her books include various studies and translations of Walter Benjamin, as well as Hollywood Flatlands: Animation, Critical Theory and the Avant Garde (Verso, 2002); Synthetic Worlds: Nature, … Continue reading Messianic Rays in the Atomic Age