Monthly Archives: October 2013

CUT*ES: trans* support at UIUC

It’s been nearly 20 years since I graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and about 14 years since I stopped frequenting town. I still have personal connections to U-C, so my friend sent me word about CUT*ES, a … Continue reading

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Empathy’s linguistic problem?

Etymology is always fun. I’m reading John Protevi’s Political Affect for reading group. In the second part of the book, Protevi traces and expounds on some Artistotelian and Kantian thought. For both of these philosophers, of course, Reason was paramount. … Continue reading

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Laverne Cox @ NEIU Chicago; November 13, 2013

LGBTQA Resource Center and African, African American Resource Center welcome Laverne Cox to NEIU’s campus. Wednesday, November 13, 2013 2:30 PM // LWH 1002 5500 North St. Louis Avenue Chicago, Illinois “Free and open to the entire NEIU community and … Continue reading

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Book cart: Politics as Radical Creation I have a strong suspicion that Hannah Arendt will figure, probably quite influentially, in my work. Most of what I will need at the moment is probably suitably covered in The Human Condition. But … Continue reading

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The birth of the (gay) clinic; BE Colloquium, 2013.10.24

The birth of the (gay) clinic Michael Brown, UW Geog Larry Knopp, IAS, UW Tacoma Looking at (post-War) 60s and 70s health and government alizarin of gay male health, which mostly focused in ‘venereal diseases’. (until 1983 until when AIDS … Continue reading

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Georgetown Heights, 98108

It’s been a bit melancholy to leave the Rainier Valley, specifically Brighton, and 98118. I really enjoyed our 4 years living there and being a part of southeast Seattle. It’s an area that gets short shrift from the political establishment … Continue reading

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