Who are you? Discussions of identity take the answer to this basic question for granted. The “I” that is invoked by the speaker is typically described as a series of characteristics or attributes. Thus, the person usually says “I am [insert list of adjectives here].” A hidden and problematic assumption, though, is that the “I” […] […]Read more "Who Are You? (a reblog)"
The Dirty Dozen: Jim Crow Fantasies I had the pleasure of attending the opening reception for Okeeba Jubalo‘s art exhibit, The Dirty Dozen: Jim Crow Fantasies. If you’ve never heard of him (I hadn’t), I encourage you to peep his bio. He’s very interesting with a substantial career, humble with a quiet confidence whose weighty […]Read more "Jim Crow Fantasies"