Austra’s Feel It Break roared into my life in May 2011, during what turned out to be a second moment of major transition in my adult life. Having crossed the three-year mark in my first romantic … [Read More...] about Austra and the Politics of Pleasure (Under Quarantine)
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.