Elaine Carey on Women Drug Traffickers: Mules, Bosses, and Organized Crime

Elaine Carey on Women Drug Traffickers: Mules, Bosses, and Organized Crime


125: Lauren Berlant Discusses Love/Desire.

In this episode we’re talking with Lauren Berlant about her new book, Love/Desire.  This is the first interview we recorded as hosts of The Critical […]
Jun 2, 2013 /

124: The Transition Episode

This is the transition episode in which Ben and Des chat with the new co-hosts about what's in store for The Critical Lede. […]
May 20, 2013 /

123: Last Ben and Des episode...

It is with a heavy heart that I'm announcing our very last episode. You will have to forgive us, but this is about as self-indulgent […]
May 1, 2013 /

120: Academic Drag and the Queer Project

We change it up a bit this week and interview co-authors Alyssa Samek and Theresa Donofrio about their article, "'Academic Drag' and the Performance of […]
Apr 3, 2013 /

0119: Orgasmology

This week we have a very interesting interview with Annamarie Jagose, author of Orgasmology. We talk queer theory, political agency, and of course - orgasms. […]
Mar 21, 2013 /

0117: Big Brother and Gay Representation

In this episode we talk through Ragan Fox's article "You are Not Allowed to Talk about Production": Narratization on (and off) the Set of CBS's […]
Feb 27, 2013 /

0116: The Gift of Freedom

In this episode we talk with Mimi Thi Nguyen, author of The Gift of Freedom about the relationship between refugees, empire, and postcoloniality. […]
Feb 15, 2013 /

0115: LGBT Performance and Queer Neoliberalism

This episode centers on Sara Warner's book, Acts of Gaity: LGBT Performance and the Politics of Pleasure. We discuss queer neoliberalism, Valerie Solanas, performance zaps, […]
Feb 6, 2013 /

0114: Ladies!

Ben and Des work through "Lady: Still a Feminist Four Letter Word?" in the most recent Women & Language. This is a new journal for […]
Feb 2, 2013 /

0113: Our Lord has Come

In this episode we talk through Joshua Gunn's provocative analysis of Mel Gibson's The Passion of Christ. Gunn's QJS article, Maranatha utilizes genre criticism to examine how the violence within The […]
Jan 20, 2013 /

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