August 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

How does one write burn out? If for Berlant writing is a performance of stuckness, why can’t I write? Because I am surely stuck.


July 7, 2014 § 2 Comments



May 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

Those who say such and such is unafrican do not see the assiduous, constant work it takes to shore up normative things as African.

Ways Of Seeing

May 16, 2014 § 1 Comment

I am thinking about what horror movies teach us about blind spots, getting blindsided, backdoor looking, around-the-corner looking, about the receding contours of blurry figures at the edge of sight. And perhaps I am simply grappling with Povinelli’s notion of the difficulty of “seeing what is [in] front of our eyes but outside our field of vision.”


May 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

Someone said “the transnational turn in American studies” and I started falling asleep…


May 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

WAIT FOR IT, here it comes: aphanisis.


May 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

The goal is to be dead inside, with lots of muscle on top.


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