It was January 2007 and I needed a new band to grow up with. Having returned to Philly from Sleater-Kinney’s “last” show in Portland, OR only five months previously, I was now left with a new … [Read More...] about Land of Talk and Loving During Crisis
I am a Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication and Gender & Sexuality Studies at Tulane University and Andrew W. Mellon Engaged Scholar Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. I hold a Ph.D. in American Studies from UT-Austin and a M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University. My research and teaching interests include queer and feminist theory, black studies, sound studies, affect theory, and performance studies. I am also a published essayist and music writer.