Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics. By José Esteban Muñoz. Cultural Studies of the Americas, Volume 2. Minneapolis: University. Disidentifications has ratings and 20 reviews. Zeo said: A few weeks into their relationship, Sean proposed marriage to Pedro and Pedro accepted. In. An important new perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture. There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly.
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What’s ‘Political’ About Minority Rights? Where the book is weakest, however, is its repetitive cycles. The sheer value of this archive of queer world-making acts cannot be overestimated: Hence, Munoz finds threads that link the bisexual black blues singer Bessie Smith to British filmmaker Isaac Julien, the Cuban-American performance Carmelita Tropicana to the late activist and MTV Real World star Pedro Zamora; these are disparate performers, artists, and communicators with similar goals and approaches to their art.
He seeks a theory that will help him trace the genealogy of marginal sites and locate an alternative space for queers of color.
Request removal from index. As is becoming increasingly clear in performance theory and cultural studies, the racialized body and racial politics enable and justify difference.
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Despite it being diwidentifications title, he does not manage to define “Disidentification” until over 75 pages into the book. University of Minnesota Press Coming soon.
Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics
From University of Minnesota Press: Jose Esteban Munoz looks at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture — not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works for their own cultural purposes. I had to read it for a class but it was better than other things that were assigned.
Nov 14, Reem rated it it was amazing. Latino Performance and Queer Worldmaking or Ciusmera. Apr 24, Stacey Rice rated it really liked it Shelves: Jose Esteban Munoz makes my heart do a queer performance Though Munyoz does have a clear idea in mind for the work he wants disidentification to do, he develops it through investigating the perfrmance disidentification works in the cultural productions of a handful This one grew on me.
R rated it liked it Nov 05, Alex rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Oct 26, P rated it it was amazing. The obstacles and assaults that pressure and fracture such young lives as brutally as a police coolr club. An important new perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture.
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If you would like to know more about queer performance artists of color, this is a great introduction and reference. Jose Esteban Munoz looks at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority culture — not by aligning themselves with or against exclusionary works but rather by transforming these works Cultural Studies of the Americas, Volume 2.
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