Edited by Petra Dierkes-Thrun Introduction (by Adeline Koh) ~ Singapore, a tiny Southeast Asian nation-state, is well known for its impressive economic growth since its independence in 1965. Filled with towering skyscrapers, an impressive, well-maintained public transport system and an… Read More ›
Gender & Sexuality
_____________________________________________________________________________________ Petra Dierkes-Thrun interviews Susan Stryker, leader of an unprecedented initiative in transgender studies at the University of Arizona, and one of two founding co-editors of the new journal TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (together with Paisley Currah). Stryker is Associate… Read More ›
Pussy Riot Meets Judith Butler and Rosi Braidotti ~ Organized and published by The First Supper Symposium: “creating spaces for female voices in the art world.” Previous: Performing Philosophy: Masha Gessen’s Words Will Break Cement (The Passion of Pussy Riot).
– Petra Dierkes-Thrun commits The b2 Review to a focus on Gender & Sexuality: It is with great pleasure that I have agreed to join the collective as an advisory editor to launch a new online initiative for Gender and… Read More ›
Performing Philosophy: Masha Gessen’s Words Will Break Cement Review by Alice E.M. Underwood ~ As an established voice speaking against Putin’s increasingly authoritarian actions, Russian journalist Masha Gessen emphasizes in her new book Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of… Read More ›
José Esteban Muñoz’s sudden passing in December 2013 has saddened many and sent shock waves through the queer theory, performance studies, queer of color and critical race studies communities. A prolific author, editor, beloved teacher and mentor, and Professor of… Read More ›
by Juana María Rodríguez, University of California, Berkeley ~ José was a ghost even before he ever left us. He refused “the burden of liveness” demanded of a young genius, delivering instead a performance haunted by party boy, theorist, punk,… Read More ›