I will not be presenting or participating in any panels or any of that craziness. But I will be
Speaking of new ideas. I just started reading a (feminist) book called Bodies That Matter by Judith Butler. It's one of those it-takes-an-hour-to-read-ten-pages books. This shit is very, very dense. I have to read it out loud just to make sure it makes sense in my head. It's all about the materiality of bodies and how bodies and gender are constructed through discursive practices and systems of language. I believe all of it, too. I just don't know I believe it until she says it, and then I'm quite sure that that is exactly what I believe. It's quite an experience.