Cat Dawson’s research explores the social construction of subjectivity through queer, feminist, and anti-racist representational strategies in postmodern and contemporary American culture. They are currently a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Wardell Milan: Amerika. God Bless You If It’s Good To YouBy Cat Dawson
Wardell Milan: Amerika. God Bless You If Its Good To You holds within one unified structure, two incongruent ways of being in the world.
Sutured Futures: Composite Bodies and Queer FuturityBy Cat Dawson
It is hard enough to envisage the future when everything seems possible; harder still in conditions that threaten to foreclose on bodily integrity, or ones very survival. Such is the history of queer representation which, in deference to juridical realities, long relied on coded representations for self-representation.