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Bei Dao: Two Poems (translation)

黑盒 是谁在等待 一次预约的日出 我关上门 诗的内部一片昏暗 在桌子中央 胡椒皇帝愤怒 一支乐曲记住我 并卸下了它的负担 钟表零件散落 在皇室的地平线上 事件与事件相连] 穿过隧道 Black Box Who is waiting A sunrise appointment I close the door A dusk inside a poem In the middle of the table The pepper emperor rages I learn a piece of music And lay down its burden Clock parts scatter On […]

Maid to Queer: Asian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires (review)

[Excerpt from News Lens International– go read it there!] In Maid to Queer: Asian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires, anthropologist Francisca Yuenki Lai illuminates the gender and sexual subjectivities of Hong Kong-based communities of Indonesian domestic workers who engage in same-sex relationships. Lai contextualizes her informants in the sociopolitical terrains of post-Suharto Indonesia, Hong Kong’s liberalism, […]

“Oylerplate”

Fake Accounts by Lauren Oyler My rating: 3 of 5 stars At first it was exciting to read a book that mirrored my thoughts and observations of contemporary society’s horrors, but then it was boring to read a book that mirrored my thoughts and observations of contemporary society’s horrors. Extra stars because I’m nostalgic for […]

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