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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 560–563.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Erique Zhang erique@u.northwestern.edu Technoprecarious . Precarity Lab. London : Goldsmiths Press , 2020 . 113 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made clear how precarity has become a fact of life for many of us within...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 577–607.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Kristeva's intimate politics. The author then illustrates how this internal logic of revolt unfolds within trans and queer experiences of identity and embodiment. In doing so, the author examines conditions of precarity that threaten the survivability of trans and queer populations, particularly with respect...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 306–320.
Published: 01 August 2020
... conditions of precarity under which trans knowledge-workers work, the authors argue that trans studies can't be “over” because, in fact, it isn't yet here. Rather than viewing this as only a dismal proposition, however, they insist that the tenuousness of trans studies provides us with the opportunity...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 135–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of negative affect and economic precarity and as a trope erased in cinematic time, through the central character Rayon (Jared Leto), a trans* woman, and the establishment of an HIV medication “buyers club” in the mid-1980s. References Anzaldúa Gloria E. 1987 . Borderlands/La Frontera: The New...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 145–155.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in sex work, immigration, and proximity to precarity and violence. What this collection of articles offers are models of collaboration and care among artists, activists, and academics committed to more just and livable futures. The special issue editors would like to acknowledge the LGBT...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 141–144.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and “entanglements of ‘US’ and ‘Latin America’ as geopolitical categories.” Perhaps most important, noted by Rizki in the special issue introduction, is the institutional precarity of trans studies in the Global South. While in the Global North trans studies’ institutionalization has resulted in the creation...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 455–462.
Published: 01 August 2020
.... Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 symposium trans studies cross-generational conflict critical university studies precarity In the summer of 2018, a letter of support for New York University (NYU) senior professor Avital Ronell—who had been accused of sexual harassment by one...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 670–673.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of indeterminacy, some of us have a real problem with the real. I offer these speculations to make some intimate links between precarity and positionality, and to explore the impact of normative feelings in a time of crisis. We might be most familiar with the subject that turns away to neglect, or to avoid...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 388–409.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of the World , Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing ( 2015 : 2) follows “travels will mushrooms,” the matsutake mushroom in particular, to posit how fungal life may very well visualize “indeterminacy and the conditions of precarity, that is, life without the promise of stability.” Tsing's focus on the exploitative practices...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 135–140.
Published: 01 February 2021
...' experiences of isolation, alienation, precarity, and silence, rather than community, familiarity, security, and voice. As a whole, the book and the study on which it is based are models for trans studies in higher education moving forward. Pitcher's work is written primarily with/by/for disaggregated...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 141–152.
Published: 01 February 2017
... by bureaucracy, depression, anxiety, and precarity? So when Jacques writes that she “felt trapped not by my body but [by] a society that didn't want me to modify it” (76), she is directing us to what it means to survive in a society where the only right kind of wrong body is the sensationalized wrong body...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 28–43.
Published: 01 February 2022
... underscored the need for the project and laid bare the conditions of precarity and marginalization faced by trans youth. Although there were certainly requests for traditional holiday gifts such as video games and other consumer electronics, an overwhelming number of wish lists asked for basic survival items...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 419–439.
Published: 01 August 2014
... politics recognizing the undue distribution of precarity as but one important site of opposition against systemic inequality and disenfranchisement. As she points out, “Precarity cuts across identity categories as well as multicultural maps, thus forming the basis for an alliance focused on opposition...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., in a historical moment when images of black trans women saturate mass media as never before, yet the precarity of black transfeminine lives has rarely been greater, how might the field of transgender studies be building its relevance and accruing its cultural capital on such black women's backs and using...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2017
... privilege and precarity alongside commodities. Such an approach also makes possible the emergence of a “ comprador LGBT movement” (some of largest LGBT organizations doing international work are funded by the US State Department) that advances the interests of global capitalism, economic imperialism...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 137–145.
Published: 01 May 2016
... into the various political practices and legacies of trans women's autonomous organizing in the United States in the 1970s. Such organizing took shape around a diversity of models of autonomy, including trans women who organized around shared precarities (among these homelessness, police violence, sex work...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 328–349.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the conditions through which black(ened) bodies remain interpolated and inextricably bound (Jackson 2020 ). This inheritance subjects Black bodies to endless physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental assaults, thus relegating Black life to a state of precarity. Perhaps it is such precarity that impelled...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 481–490.
Published: 01 November 2019
....” This signaling of the precarity of black trans life is echoed by black trans activist Lourdes Ashley Hunter's ( 2015 ) bold assertion that “every breath a black trans woman takes is an act of revolution.” Even further, Hunter's declaration is animated by its resonance with the 2014 murder of Eric Garner, during...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (3): 409–412.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., to unravel, along with Achille Mbembe's ( 2019 ) lens, “who may live and who may die” (73). There, at the border, the text dissects the Coyotaje installation, making intelligible the “disposability of transmigrants as constructed by the global economy” (69). Such maximization of precarity, argues Gómez...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 28–44.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and opportunities to break out of traditional confines of gender, race, and class.” Freeman notes that entrepreneurial practices “suggest radical transformations” in institutions and cultural life: “These are at once creative and onerous, spaces of aspiration and precarity, engaging and reconstituting both...