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Current Issue

Volume 25, Issue 1


‘To be black is to be funny’: ‘Coon-shouting’ and the melancholic production of the white comedienne
Lori Lynne Brooks

Lesbians, tea, and the vernacular of fluids
Amber Jamilla Musser

Shoving aside the politics of respectability: black women, reality TV, and the ratchet performance
Therí A. Pickens

Death sentences: from genesis to genre (Big Mama’s parole)
Dalton Anthony Jones


Excerpts from Clovis Cassidy, Kid Detective Soma Wingelaar and Kellan Burket 

Book Reviews

Designing the creative child: Playthings and places in midcentury America, by Amy F. Ogata
The nature and nurture of love: From imprinting to attachment in cold war America, by Marga Vicedo
Marissa Brostoff 

Always More Than One: Individuation’s Dance, by Erin Manning
Jean-Thomas Tremblay

Performance Reviews

Performance Review 4, performed by Sarah Michelson
Catherine Damman


All Hail The Queens
A special issue guest-edited by Jessica N. Pabón & Shanté Paradigm Smalls
Volume 24, Issue 1


Volume 23, Issue 3


Volume 23, Issue 2


Born in Flames
A special issue guest-edited by Craig Willse & Dean Spade
Volume 23, Issue 1