Day: August 12, 2007

A domani

I’m going to be MIA for a while as I embark on an Italia vacation extravaganza for the next two and a half weeks. Tonight I’m flying to Hamburg, where I’ll be spending the next semester studying. I’ll drop my…

Good Night, and Good Luck.

Well, it’s been quite the week, hasn’t it? My time here at Feministe is coming to an end, and I just wanted to say a quick thanks to Jill et. al. for handing over the keys to the Porsche. I…

One of them

(Hat tip to KH for the link) There’s an article in the Washington Post about the Albanian sworn virgins: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/10/AR2007081002158.html Dones, who lives in Rockville, had just met an adherent of an ancient northern Albanian tradition in which women take…

she also does reviews

Last week I had the opportunity to look at incredible installation of Black Panther Party art at Cornelia Bell’s Black Bottom Gallery in Oakland, CA.  The range of work in the exhibition is impressive:  Marcel Diallo’s use of decades-old political…

the quaint and the queer

Right. Here’s a left turn; some of it’s remixed, and some of it’s not. I’m queer as hell. I think we’ve established this. The other thing I am, though–and it’s a big part of my identity, much as I’ve kicked…