Books Acquired Recently

Ahmed, Sara. Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. Anzaldúa, Gloria E. Light in the Dark/Luz En Lo Oscuro: Rewriting Identity, Spirituality, Reality. Ed. AnaLouise Keating. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015. One of the goals of my sabbatical is to continue to fill in the gaps in my queer reading.Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: MLA Edition

This past week I attended the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, which was held in Seattle this year. One of my favorite aspects of going to MLA is browsing the book fair, which usually has a good mix of academic and commercial publishers represented. Almost all of the publishers have sales and some giveContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: MLA Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Ahmed, Sara. The Promise of Happiness. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. I love Ahmed’s 2017 book Living a Feminist Life but haven’t explored any of her earlier books. There is some intriguing discussion of The Promise of Happiness in a book I am currently reading, Mari Ruti’s The Ethics of Opting Out, so IContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently

Ahmed, Sara. Living a Feminist Life. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017. Duke University Press, purveyors of a plethora of significant queer texts, were having a summer sale, so I got this and Sedgwick’s book for fifty percent off. I’ve been thinking about buying Ahmed’s book on and off since it came out a few monthsContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”