Tag Archives: Suicide

The Unruliness of the Cyberbully

Courtesy of the wonderful folks who organized Theorizing the Web 2014 this past April in Brooklyn you can watch the recorded version of my paper below, an excerpt from one of my dissertation chapters, “The Unruliness of the Cyberbully: Governing … Continue reading

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Ironic, Awkward, Flat: Genres of Endurance in Late Liberalism (From the TV Archive)

Television is a machine that entrains sociality through genre as habituation to certain modes of endurance in the otherwise painfully unbearable intimacy and inadequacy of the everyday in late liberalism.  The TV archive, here, is not flippant, nor even only … Continue reading

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Protecting Gay Kids By Punishing Bullies: Some Legal Questions

As part of the Columbia Law School Center for Gender and Sexuality’s ongoing Queer Theory Workshops, I recently attended a panel that included Eliza Byard, Executive Director of GLSEN, and Richard Kim, Executive Editor at The Nation.  At issue were hate … Continue reading

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On Suicide and Starting Graduate School– Alien Citizenship in the Academy

On the heels of attending the inaugural Black Graduate Student’s Association’s annual graduate student conference at Rutgers-Newark, Alien Citizenship in the Academy, I’m posting the paper that I presented: On Suicide and Starting Graduate School Gill Peterson. Dr. C. Riley Snorton’s … Continue reading

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