Muñoz calls this process “disidentification,” and through a study of its workings, Disidentifications is also something of a performance in its own right. by Jose Esteban Munoz. Introduction. Performing Disidentifications. Marga’s Bed. There is a certain lure to the spectacle of one queer standing onstage alone. In the introduction of Disidentifications, Jose Munoz introduces Marga Gomez, a Cuban/Puerto Rican American artist who uses her memories.

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Disidentifications — University of Minnesota Press

Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics. Share your thoughts with other customers. I had to read it for a class but it was better than other things disidentificatiobs were assigned. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

A honest look at queer masculinity. Disidentificagions is a much-needed book for anyone who would like to see people of color come together in coalition. One person found this helpful.

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Aesthetics and Culture in Disidentkfications. Retrieved 8 February Geoff Delfin rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Apr 24, Stacey Rice rated it really liked it Shelves: Despite it being the title, he does not manage to define “Disidentification” until over 75 pages into the book.

Munoz calls this process “disidentification, ” and through a study of its workings, he develops a new perspective on minority performance, survival, and activism. Don’t have a Kindle? Request removal from index. Where the book is weakest, disidentifivations, is its repetitive cycles. Jul 27, Cecelia added it.

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Queer Critique, Queer Refusal. University of Minnesota Press Coming soon. From University of Minnesota Press: Moreover, disidentification theory has been used by an array of scholars to apply a queer of color critique to various themes such as identity politicsqueer temporalityhomonationalismand diaspora and native studies. New York, New York: Drawing from intersectionality, cross-identification and disidentificatiins, Munoz outlines disidentifications as a political and survival especially useful for queers of color, or queers with multiple minoritized identities i.


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