- published a couple of months back, it was good to revisit it in discussion tonight.
Affect and the politics of austerity: an interview exchange with Lauren Berlant. Variant 39/40, Winter 2010, http://www.variant.org.uk/39_40texts/berlant39_40.html
See the whole issue of Variant here.
Lauren Berlant's blog is here
the issues raised tonight: the opportunism of nostalgia. the political strategy of nostalgia. shaming in academic discourse. and the need to consider the rewards of being seen as a shamed subject.
there's more in it. but that's for another discussion. soon