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Sexualities

When it comes to sex, timing is often everything. Alongside or against accounts that promise the progressive decipherment and liberation of sexual life, we want to explore the way traumatic political histories, radical utopian futures, fearless female pleasures, and other untimely forces make themselves felt in contemporary sexualities.

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The Art of the Consummate Cruise and the Essential Risk of the Common (1/2)

Part I – Ethics of Pleasure  In conceiving of the ethics and erotics of queer pornographic life, we need to rid ourselves of the notions and structures of self-other, subject-object, self-alterity. For […]

Feb, 04

The Art of the Consummate Cruise and the Essential Risk of the Common (2/2)

  Part II – Cruising as Aesthetic Intuition of the Common  As I briefly noted in Part I of this essay, in the chapter of his book, Unlimited Intimacy: Notes on the […]

Feb, 04

News from Home: Remembering Chantal Akerman

As a recent but devoted convert to her work, the news that filmmaker Chantal Akerman had died by her own hand hit me with an unexpected force, triggering a recognition that I […]

Jan, 25

“Much Loved”: Souk of Pornography

Nabil Ayouch’s latest film, Much Loved (Zine Liffik 2015), is like no other movie the Arab world has ever seen. A semi-pornographic account of the lives of three prostitutes in the city […]

Jan, 08

“Undue Burden” and the Discursive Limits of Reproductive Rights

  The closing of reproductive health clinics in Texas has gained international attention as singularly representative of contemporary abortion debates in the United States. While much could be written about the broader […]

Nov, 12

Redefining Success and Failure: Open-Access Journals and Queer Theory

Both the process and the very idea of publishing one’s work in an open-access online scholarly journal are fraught with irony. The realities of the job market for recent graduates, as well […]

Jun, 03

Statement of Intent: Pluralizing Sexuality

Costumes and poses. A constellation of touches develops between hands, shoulders, and laps. Silhouetted, a latecomer to the party masks one of his fellow guests. The image is a still from Eva […]

Jan, 03

Call/Appel/征集/Ruf—for Submissions

    Feedback is a weblog publication of Open Humanities Press, a community of critics dedicated to writing at the generative interfaces between established disciplinary, institutional, and social territories and protocols. The […]

Apr, 29

About Feedback

  Feedback is a weblog publication of the critical theory community. It is the current expression of a network of readers, scholars, and critics that has dedicated itself for some decades already to […]

Apr, 28

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