In one of my mad attempts to get rid of things, I am dropping four issues of Revista Iberoamericana before I lose my will power. It is not a big decision since I have library access to this journal, but on the other hand it is because I think I will sit calmly and read … More Revista Iberoamericana
Achille Mbembe. This is another book I’ve GOT to read. I’m so excited about the various things there are to do and read and cannot believe I spent as much time as I did not doing. Why was this? Because I was absent. Axé.
I submitted a grant proposal to the Friends of the Humanities and I hope it was received, as I’ve not had it acknowledged. If I get it, I will order this book by Gonzalo Navajas. Axé.
These things are related to each other in the way that the Gothic is related to abuse, but the reason I have been thinking about both today is coincidental. I should read this book, I do not feel magical realism is a useful or interesting category but it appears others still do. On the harassment: … More Harassment and magical realism
…I’m going to find you, find you, find you. Posts for today are from Remaking the University and they are about money. One and two. There’s this too, although I find the Green New Deal framework distracting, and this, and this. Axé.
THE YELLOW HOUSE (about New Orleans/N.O. East)THE LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE (Desierto sonoro) I need more, but this is a good start. I am also going to look at what I may have on my Amazon wishlist, that is good for others. Axé.
I stole this from a friend on Facebook and I think you should steal it too. I will get Saidiya Hartman’s Scenes of Subjection which says in part: “These performances pleased not only because of the abilities of those who performed but also because they served to display the owner’s power and property since the … More Roubado
This book is at our library, HV9475 .C2 G73 2007. Having a book you seek turn out to actually be in the library is so reassuring, feels so supportive, so kind. Axé.
I am discarding No toda es vigilia la de los ojos abiertos because my copy is yellowing. It is very interesting on the question of the avant-garde subject, and I intend to return to it. I am discarding a yellowed book of essays on Vallejo by one whose ideas I find interesting, or stimulating. I … More Macedonio, Vallejo, poesía
Our review text for the day. Axé.