A couple of friends and I whipped up a zine in protest of Penn State's intimate relationship with the Department of Defense and its money. Included is information about just what that relationship entails, such as research on torpedoes and "non-lethal weapons," of the sort used against protesters in the United States this summer. But … Continue reading Penn State and the War Machine
Terror lives on when it tells useful stories, when it offers repetitions that can prop up an empowered status quo... Christianity today is comfortable with terror, because it has made terror sentimental.
This is the document I produced back in April/May in lieu of doing a traditional seminar paper for one of my graduate courses. Typically these seminar papers will take the form of a 25 - 30-page draft of a publishable research article. Because of my own exasperation at the contradictions of professionalism/professionalization and the fact that I was approaching this project during the first wave of the COVID crisis in the United States (who knows what wave we're on now), I took a more experimental, unprofessional approach to this project.