Uprising 9/13: The Body and Trouble | READINGS

Primary Readings

Paul B. Preciado, Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era (New York: Feminist Press, 2013) (excerpt)
Jack Halberstam, Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability (UC Press, 2018) (excerpt)
Jack Halberstam’s “Introduction” to Stefano Harney and Fred Moten, The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study (Minor Compositions, 2013)
Interview of Stefano Harney and Fred Moten in The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study (Minor Compositions, 2013)
Andrea Long Chu: “On Liking Women” in NPLUSONE
José Esteban Muñoz, “A Jete Out The Window”in Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity (NYU Press 2009).
Zeina Jallad, The Power of the Body: Analyzing the Logic of Law and Social Change in the Arab Spring, Columbia Journal of Race and Law, Vol. 6, pp. 139-168, available here
Katherine Franke, Putting Sex To Work, in Left Legalism/Left Critique (Janet Halley and Wendy Brown eds. 2002), availabe here
Katherine Franke, Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality (NYU Press 2015), Chapter 5, available here
Thabo Msibi, The Lies We Have Been Told: On (Homo) Sexuality in Africa. Africa Today, Vol. 58, No. 1 (Fall 2011), pp. 55-77, available here
Zethu Matebeni. Death and the modern black lesbian. In Devan Pillay, Gilbert M Khadiagala, Prishani Naidoo, Roger Southall (eds) New South African Review 4: A Fragile Democracy – Twenty Years On . Wits University Press .pp 183-193, 2014, available here