Found in Translation

Last week, I said I’d share the other thing I did at the shoulda-been-2020-but-there-was-a-pandemic-so-it-was-2022-instead “Crossroads in Cultural Studies” conference. And so here it is. The “Giulia” who gets mentioned is my co-panelist, Giulia Pelillo-Hestermeyer, who only lacks a full name in my talk because she had spoken immediately before me, …

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Minneapolis 2020

Everyone has a crazy pandemic story (or three). Mine found me traveling to Heidelberg for a 12-day working vacation (part spring break, part set-up for a course I was hoping to co-teach in Heidelberg that summer) in March 2020, and then getting “stuck” there for 9 months. The same travel …

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Last month’s links

I’ve skipped this ritual for a few weeks. So, to make up for it, here’s a small flood of some of the best things I’ve read about Ferguson over the past few weeks (with some side dish on Bill Cosby sprinkled in here and there). Ta-Nehisi Coates Kiese Laymon Tressie …

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Last week’s links

Call off the dogs! We’re back up to a half dozen this week. What goes around comes around? What goes around doesn’t quite come around What goes around could be made to come around What goes around makes pretty pictures Digital music distribution… …and other copyright conundrums

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I am what I play…

As I mentioned last week, I had the honor of being a guest programmer for about 20 minutes worth of “FutureMixtape“. (Thanks again to Matt May and Jess Havens for the invitation and the long-distance hospitality). Technical difficulties got in the way of the plan for me to say a …

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