Uncovering History and Rematerializing the City:
The Hijos of Buenos Aires

[Conference: “Media, Arts, Politics”, The International Association for Philosophy and Literature, Freiburg, Germany] How can we recount history, when the very subjects are vanished?  How can we retain or even construct identity, when the agents of memory cannot tell their stories?  Inasmuch as storytelling and…

Limoge, Our Women, and Other Colonial Metaphors

[Published in  The Languages of Gender. Nicosia: University of Cyprus, 2006] Sydney Pollack’s Out of Africa, contains one of the greatest moments of cinema Kitsch in which Karen Blixen, played by Meryl Streep, ships her personal effects from Europe across Kenya to her coffee plantation.  After…