Katja Valaskivi and Johanna Sumiala, “Circulating Social Imaginaries: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections,” European Journal of Cultural Studies 17, no. 3 (2014): 234.

Yeah I was losing my shit

[img: a photo of Saidiya Hartman lecturing in front of an audience, I drew a reddish pink heart around her head. I also added text to the image: “Saidiya Hartman discussing her new book, speculative histories of wayward black girls, the use of reformatory and state documents to ‘write a history of the chorus from inside the chorus’ - remaking and making intimate life” and “waywardness as a body of practices... associated with the queer, the fugitive, the anarchic...”]

Wheeee! Really excited for this talk on white nationalism by Prof Alexandra Minna Stern

I have no excuse for making these “memes” (a poor attempt to mash up sparking joy from Marie Kondo and sparks of hope from Walter Benjamin, please forgive me)

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Who's that in your AVI, Jasmine?

That's a screenshot from the film Irma Vep (1996, Olivier Assayas) with Maggie Cheung.

Besides being a fantastic and dizzying/disorienting film, I have a soft spot for it bc I first watched it in a class with Prof. Yiman Wang, who would advise my undergraduate thesis! Here's the essay that she wrote on Maggie Cheung and the film Irma Vep: muse.jhu.edu/article/492536

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