Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics. By José Esteban Muñoz. Cultural Studies of the Americas, Volume 2. Minneapolis: University. Disidentifications has ratings and 20 reviews. Zeo said: A few weeks into their relationship, Sean proposed marriage to Pedro and Pedro accepted. In. An important new perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture. There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly.
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Apr 24, Stacey Rice rated it really liked it Shelves: Common terms and phrases activist aesthetic African-American ambivalence American artist Asian Basquiat black male body burden of liveness C. Ela Troyano and Carmelita Tropicana. Famous and Dandy like B.
Science Logic and Mathematics. Villar Marc James – unknown. These essays are consistently enlightening and provocative. Disidentiifcations have found Munyoz’s work intellectually stimulating and would recommend this to people in search of conceptual tools for thinking about the intersections of race, sexuality, and performance.
Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics by José Esteban Muñoz
Dec 23, L. Return to Book Page. While the notion of difference and its relation to the racialized body requires the inscription of the minority subject, the location of agency is paramount.
Performing an Ethics of the Self. No of pages Hence, Munoz finds threads that link the bisexual black blues singer Bessie Smith to British filmmaker Isaac Julien, politice Cuban-American performance Carmelita Tropicana to the late activist and MTV Real World star Pedro Zamora; these are disparate performers, artists, and communicators with similar goals and approaches to their art.
Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics
University of Minnesota Press Coming soon. Razo Ayala rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics reclaims agency as a way to authorize the specificities of race, ethnicity, desire, and the queer body.
peerformance Despite it being the title, he does not manage to define “Disidentification” until over 75 pages into the book. Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics. Lisa Weems – – Studies in Philosophy and Education 29 6: I’m disideentifications I didn’t read this earlier!!! This one grew on me.
The chapter on Pedro Zamora from the Real World is particularly masterful. Thus, the disindetification of the “bored lesbian housewife,” disrupts the fixity of the the category of woman as situated only in the home and relation to men under the heterosexual matrix p. Reading Richard Fung’s Queer Hybridity.
There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly against it. Geoff Delfin rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Want to Read saving….
Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Jun 14, Peter rated it really liked it. This is a breakthrough book. Where the book is weakest, however, is its repetitive cycles.
There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly Cultural Studies of the Americas, Volume 2.
Munyoz isn’t the most lucid writer ever, and I’ve noticed that a lot of people spend a lot of time searching the theoretical introduction to this book looking performabce a clear definition of disidentification that is never forthcoming.