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The Human is Not a Prosthetic Being, III: Race is Technical

I have followed with interest, and write about in a forthcoming essay on race and technology in transgender studies, the Deleuzian project of the critical re-ontologization of race in the humanities, notably in Amit Rai’s wonderful formulation, “race racing.” But … Continue reading

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The Human is Not a Prosthetic Being, II: Coloniality, Race and Perhsonhood

In an earlier post I wrote about the status of the human in posthumanist endeavours, arguing through the child-figure’s ontogenetic function as the origin of humans that we have too easily acquiesced to an ontology of subtraction in the humanities. … Continue reading

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The Human is Not a Prosthetic Being

Much of my current work draws me toward various posthumanist endeavors that displace human consciousness, the subject, and the rational individual as the unquestioned unit of analysis of the humanities–the category for this kind of work on this blog is … Continue reading

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Simondon’s Levels of Individuation

My gig as a fellow on the Rutgers Institue for Research on Women (IRW) seminar this year has given me a provocative interdisciplinary milieu in which to confront my own capacity to articulate some of my scholarly orientations to colleagues, … Continue reading

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WGS Talk, Rutgers-Newark: “Growing Up in the Societies of Control”

Here is the text version of a talk given on March 28 as part of a Brown Bag lunch series put on by the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Rutgers-Newark.  It is an excerpt from a larger project provisionally … Continue reading

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