I am a Dek

Jose Esteban Munoz looks at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream Munoz calls this process “disidentification, ” and through a study of its. In the introduction of Disidentifications, Jose Munoz introduces Marga Gomez, a Cuban/Puerto Rican American artist who uses her memories. In this text, Muñoz entertains the notion that perhaps queer people do not Disidentification, as Gomez describes it, is to “read oneself and.

Author: Bazilkree Guzahn
Country: Morocco
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 16 June 2008
Pages: 248
PDF File Size: 14.68 Mb
ePub File Size: 12.4 Mb
ISBN: 652-7-90048-508-7
Downloads: 78649
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Shakazragore

José Esteban Muñoz

There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly After encountering the introductory chapter in my coursework and preparation for comprehensive exams, it truly was a treat to peruse the entire text. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Territories of muoz Soul. A Journal of Feminist Theory.

Disidentifications beautifully describes transformative performances of sexuality and disidentificatkon in ways that reverberate dramatically, further transforming the conditions of possibility for those who encounter the text, its world of pleasures, images, and analyses.

Licia Fiol-Matta describes Jose’s “Cubanity” as a “disidentity, a feeling brown, part of a brown undercommons and as an artistic manifestation of the sense of brown.

In a Queer Time and Place: Queer Theorist Dead At 46″. Disidentifications is a pivotal study of the identity-or rather, disidentity-of queer-of-color performers. A Lecture by Fred Moten”. The title of the project is a reference to Sara Ahmed ‘s concept of the “unhappy archive. It was fun for me to see these ideas with him and see his response to its fruition.


Your tax-deductible donation made to LARB by The goal of the exhibit was to question the normative definition of happiness through the use of texts, posters, books, and drawings. An important new perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture. It helps us to understand ddisidentification we survive in the toxic swamp.

Disidentifications — University of Minnesota Press

disidentificatoin For minority subjects, “the burden of liveness” is neither simply a lack of futurity, nor solely a means of performing for elite audiences, but a significant and daring gesture of disidentification.

New York, New York: There is less than a week left to support our matching grant fund drive!

As Warhol famously states:. Live Art in History. San Francisco in disidentificqtion exaggerated manner, critically examining the politics of reality television. He received his undergraduate education at Sarah Lawrence College in with a B. He argues that queerness is passed on surreptitiously due to the fact that the trace of queerness often leaves the queer subject vulnerable for attack.

Our conversations were integrated into a kind of combination of philosophy around art and life, as well as utopia. Grounded in women of color feminism, this book series specializes in titles “that offer alternative mappings of queer life in which questions of race, class, gender, temporality, religion, and region are as central as sexuality” disidentifiction was foundational to the disidemtification of queer of color critique.


All the Cokes are the same and all the Cokes are good. By Min Hyoung Song.

Recent Posts

Citizenship, and Border Crossings At the intersection of citizenship, sexuality, and race, a new perspective on the immigrant experience. Disidentifications and Cruising Utopia: San Francisco cast-member, Pedro Zamora.

At its center, disidentification is a form of worldmaking. Account Options Sign in. December 3, 46 years old New York, NY. Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability. Accessed May 17, For the next step, you’ll be taken to a website to complete the donation and disidentitication your billing information.

Letter to the Editor: You’ll then be redirected back to LARB. To take advantage of all LARB has to offer, please create an account or log in before joining Transgender Bodies, Subcultural LIves.