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The #Orlando Syllabus

Eng-Beng Lim Week 1 From Gender to Gun Performativity Butler, Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity” Think Gender is Performance: You have Judith Butler to thank for that!   Week 2 Surviving Killabilities “Gender” (Halberstam) and other relevant keyword entries “Race,” “Sexuality,” “Militarism,” “Brown,” “Queer,” “Empire,” “Religion.” Jose Munoz, “The Future in the Present: Sexual […]

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Who Are “We” After Orlando? By Jack Halberstam

  In a recent response to the shootings of Latino gay men and others in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando Florida, on June 12 The Atlantic ran an article claiming that violence against LGBT people in the US was all too common and was even more common than violence directed at other minorities. The main […]