May 16, 2022

Walter Benjamin’s Notes On Various Topics, The Body And Sexuality, Part 3

Translated by Rachel Thomas.  Edited by Carl Raschke. The following is the third part of a series of translated fragments (or “short prose”) from the writings of Walter Benjamin, beginning around the time of World War I.  The first part can be found here.  The second can be found here.  Some of these fragments, such as […]

Panoptical Time and Colonial Framing (Roger Green)

Anne McClintock’s prescient study, Imperial Leather (1995), concluded:  Within the United States, with the vanishing of international communism as a rationale for militarism, new enemies will be found: the drug war, international terrorism, Japan, feminists, the PC hordes and tenured radicals, undocumented workers, lesbians and gays, and any number of international ethnic targets. (395)  While we might swap […]