‘Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect’ by Mel Y. Chen

Mel Y. Chen offers an enticing study of what is produced at the intersection of cognitive linguistics, queer of color studies, critical animal studies, and disability theory in Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect. “Animacies” are those animate, and animated, states of being that are regulated through political spheres. To explore what has or… read more