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A "Conversation" With Judith Butler

I wrote this “conversation” with Judith Butler last semester as part of a non-traditional seminar paper and thought exercise to engage with her theories. I worked on this based off of the concept of the threshold in Alecia Youngblood Jackson and Lisa A. 1,868 more words

Grad School

Everyday Revolutions

We are off to Manchester… in May! The conference is Everyday Revolutions in Southern and Eastern Europe, supported by the University of Manchester, and happily, our proposed panel was accepted. 194 more words


Mediated reality: Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games

A gripping read that not only keeps you on the edge of your seat, but also highlights how our self-understanding is often mediated by and defined by how we are viewed. 611 more words

Active Ruination (ISIS)

I uploaded my article on “active ruination” (namely ISIS’s affective ruining the space practices) on academia.edu. Years will pass before I get it published so it might as well just dwell there… 215 more words


Top 6 RuPaul Songs

1. Sissy that Walk

Season 6’s Final 4 song, Sissy That Walk, is commonly recognized as one of the best RuPaul songs. With its catchy beat and intoxicating synths, this song makes you body dance almost as if it has a mind of its own. 354 more words

Executive Coaching, Managerialism, and Coaching as a Profession

In a recent blog post on ADHD coaching, I noted that it is a no-barriers-to-entry kind of occupation. Anyone can hang a shingle as “coach” and there are countless consulting businesses offering executive coaching, ADHD coaching, organizational coaching, and even grief coaching for the bereaved. 1,277 more words