Posts Tagged: Joshua Clover

The Causality Runs Both Ways: A Conversation with Joshua Clover

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Joshua Clover discusses his book Riot.Strike.Riot, mediating between individual agency and structural determination, and finding hope in student action.

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David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: The Dugout

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So much of politics is symbolic speech in the service of the syncopations of the lives we actually live. But the ways we gather to vote is with our bodies. It’s the dance that goes along with those rhythms.

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, Brandon Hicks takes a hilarious look at “The Stop Sign.” And in the Saturday Essay, Kyle Dargan provides a thoughtful response to a New York Times article on female body image. Dargan recounts his positive exposure to female athletes, dancers, and role models during his adolescence. The aesthetic of gaining muscle mass is unfortunately a fraught topic […]

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This Is Ridiculous

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Harriet, the Poetry Foundation blog, reports that poet Joshua Clover and 11 students at UC Davis are potentially facing a $1 million fine and up to 11 years each in prison. Their crime? Peaceful protest. A petition is circulating which demands that UC Davis drop all charges, and if I hear about any other plans […]

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