ACADEMIC ESSAYS

writing that uses performance as a site and methodology for theorizing the contours of contemporary black queer life

 

“A Brief Oral History of the Recent Past: Black Women Curators,” Routledge Companion to African American Art History, edited by Edward Chambers (London: Routledge, Forthcoming. In peer review.)

“The Practice of Slowness: Black Queer Women and the Right to the City,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. (Forthcoming October 2019.) 

“Black/Queer/Women/Lean: Re-aligning the Disciplinary Function of 90°,” Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory 29 (2019): 9-24.

“Oliverio Rodriguez’s The Last Seduction/La Seducción Fatal (2015-): Activating the Obvious as Queer Technique,” Transgender Studies Quarterly 6.2 (May 2019): 269-274.

“Repetition Without Accumulation: Radical Black Politics & Temporalities in Martine Syms’s Notes On Gesture,” Monday 1 (Winter 2018): 100-106.

“Donald Trump is the Perfect Man for the Job,” QED: A Journal of GLBTQ Worldmaking 4.2 (2017): 56-62. 

“Straight Leanin’: Sounding Black Life at the Intersection of Hip-Hop and Big Pharma,” Sounding Out! 21 September 2015.

"Freedom With Violence: Race, Sexuality, and the US State by Chandan Reddy,” book review, Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International 2.2 (2013): 233-234.