Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, Disidentifications is also something of a performance in its own right. by Jose Esteban Munoz. Introduction. Performing Disidentifications. Marga’s Bed. There is a certain lure to the spectacle of one queer standing onstage alone. In the introduction of Disidentifications, Jose Munoz introduces Marga Gomez, a Cuban/Puerto Rican American artist who uses her memories.

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Queer Theorist Dead At 46″. U of Minnesota Press- Social Science – pages. Cultural Studies of the Americas Book 2 Paperback: Heather Love – – Radical Philosophy Review 16 2: New York, New York: However, for those who can get through it, you will enjoy this book. Kate Mess rated it did not like it Nov 05, Ships from and sold by Amazon. In this densely academic work, Mu?

Reading Summary: Introduction of Disidentifications by Jose Munoz – WGS Queer Studies

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A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 20 1: University of California Press. Feb 19, Mk rated it did not like it Shelves: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. This doesn’t mean his ideas are simple – they are anything but!

José Esteban Muñoz

There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly against it. According to Fred Moten”Jose’s queerness is a utopian project whose temporal dimensionality is manifest not only as projection into the future but also as projection of a certain futurity into and onto the present and the past.

Please try again later. Like other reviewers, I think Disidentifications will eventually become a cornerstone of queer theory canon. Questions on the Future of the Feminist Critique of Performance”. Black on Both Sides: An important new perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture. Munoz calls this process “disidentification, ” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism.

A challenging, sometimes revolutionary work that should be added to serious performing arts and larger gay studies collections. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Retrieved from ” https: A Journal of Women Studies.


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Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics by José Esteban Muñoz

Munoz carries the project of critical theory into the 21st century in dazzling form. Hall – – Hypatia 30 1: Puck’s counterpublic is a juvenile version of rugged individualism; it represents a sort of soft anarchism that relativizes all political struggles A few weeks into their relationship, Sean proposed marriage disidentirications Pedro and Pedro accepted.

H Dar rated it it was amazing Sep 02, A Racial History of Trans Identity. Munoz writes clearly and not in the confusing manner that some academics use. Rather, the disidentificatory subject employs a third strategy, [25] and, “tactically and simultaneously works on, with, and against, a cultural form.