Got the position! Am now a research assistant!
It is when history is denied that is is most unmistakably at work.– Roland Barthes, Writing Degree Zero (1953)
Ugh, Toronto is such a stunning place once the weather warms up.
Finished interview now bring me all the beer please.
Sad people have the gift of time, while the world dizzies everyone else; they...– Warsan Shire, Day Twenty One (via the-reluctant-optimist)
I’m scared shitless about this interview.
work at 6am then work 1:30-10 x3 goodnight
I have a job interview on Thursday for for a RA position on early Ontario cinema.
From that point on: total immunity—one can no longer counter the system in...– Jean Baudrillard, “From Domination to Hegemony”, The Agony of Power
I do not believe that things will turn out well; but the idea that they...– Adorno, Towards a New Manifesto (via mirrorlywe)
Jacques Lacan reminds us, that in sex, each individual is to a large extent on...– Alain Badiou, In Praise of Love (via heteroglossia)
Challenging popular memory will not be a matter of replacing it with empirical...– Chris Richardson, Defining Suburbs: Representation and Symbolic Violence Just Outside the City (via whosecityisthis)
What would a physics of queer space-time, rather than a geography of queer...– Madelyn Detloff, “Living in ‘Energetic Space’: Jeanette Winterson’s Bodies and Pleasures” (via theagonistes) (via empathies)
Just had my grad photos taken. What a profoundly bizarre experience that was.
Thesis is up on the website.
What grief displays…is the thrall in which our relations with others hold us, in...– Precarious Life, Judith Butler seems necessary to repost this. so much grief everywhere. (via mirrortheories)
The profs bought everyone beer after the last critique yesterday. Was a great time, but also a highly emotional evening. The next few months will probably be a kind of slow decompression.
Day one of three very long, 8-hour critiques. Mine is on Friday afternoon.