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Relocations Playlist

6 May

Video playlist to Karen Tongson’s Relocations: Queer Suburban Imaginaries

Performing Queer Latinidad

22 Apr

Arthur Aviles,

Ricky Martin, Livin La Vida Loca:

Shakira, Ciego, Sodomuda,

Shakira, “Whenever, Wherever”:

Shakira, “Hips Don’t Lie”:

Calle 13 Atravete:

Joswa in da House, El Me Gusta:

Joswa in da House, El Me Gusta (Live):

Bailando Dembow:

Dissonant Divas

15 Apr

Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, “New San Antonio Rose” (1940):

Rosita Fernandez “San Antonio” (1980):

Chelo Silva, Preguntame a mi (Live 1983):

Paquita la del Barrio, Cheque en Blanco (Live):

Eva Ybarra y Su Conjunto @ Tejano Conjunto Festival 2012

Sally Rand, fan dance circa 1934:

Eva Garza performing in “Mujeres sin manana” (1951):

Eva Garza, “Sabor de Engaño”:

Selena, live in Houston 1995, disco medley:

Girl in a Coma “Clumsy Sky” (1997):

Selena impersonator in Vegas:

Queerness of Hip Hop readings

25 Mar

Reading for the Week:

Smalls, Shante, “The Rain Comes Down”

Snorton, C. Riley, “Trapped in the Epistemological Closet”

Miller-Young, Mireille, “Hip-Hop Honeys and Da Hustlaz”

And have a look at this archive from the recent Queerness of Hip Hop conference:

Sounding Like a No-No

25 Mar

Seal Crazy


Janelle Monae Cold War

cover girl


YouTube Reader Examples

11 Mar

Peters & Seier “Home Dance” examples:

Missing from the archive/database:

JemessanEm Abba-dancing queen

Lily Kerrigan Every 1’s a winner

“teen remediation of Kiss” undocumented (because of its queerness?)

Wahlberg, YouTube Commemoration examples:

Miller examples:


YouTube of Suzanne Vega, Tom’s Diner

4 Mar

The default video stream is encoded in H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format, with stereo AAC audio.

Reading for March 11th

4 Mar

Christine Balance, How It Feels to Be Viral Me: Affective Labor and Asian American YouTube Performance, WSQ 40:1-2 Spring/Summer 2012.

+ You Tube Reader

+ Jose Muñoz essays

Listenings for Feb 11th

10 Feb

NB: For one example of a direction the analytical review assignment can take, feel free to check out my recent posting at Sounding Out blog.

The Germs live at the Whiskey A Go Go

The Other Newest One

Lexicon Devil

Matmos, Germ Burn for Darby Crash (LP Version)

Germ Burn for Darby Crash (Live)

Matmos (live tonight Feb 11th) at LPR

Readings and Listenings for Feb 4th

29 Jan


Nietzsche, The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music available here or at any bookstore or library.

Sedgwick, Epistemology of the Closet excerpt here.


Recording of three songs composed by Nietzsche here (NYU login may be required).