The secret of the Western—as Jane Campion’s “Power of the Dog” shows—is that its mythology nurtures a queer fantasy, hiding in plain sight.
Damon Ross Young
Damon Ross Young is an associate professor of French and film and media at the University of California, Berkeley, and visiting associate professor of media studies at Pomona College. He is the author of Making Sex Public and Other Cinematic Fantasies (Duke University Press, 2018), and is completing a book on media technologies of the self.
Public Thinker: Jack Halberstam on Wildness, Anarchy, and Growing Up Punk
Defying disciplinary categorization, Halberstam’s work draws on ...