Until faculty realize that their vocation as MAGISTERS and DOCTORS, as those with TEACHING authority, actually transcends the MINISTERIAL and CURIAL power of adMINistrators and trustees, they will continue to launch little more than empty critiques of neoliberalization.
Drawing on themes from queer theory and responding to COVID-19, “Order of Flo” playfully dances along the lines of destiny at the intersection of bodily motion and mindful emotion. Melting the presentations of drag, queer bodies, and weird minds, “Order of Flo” trans-imagines dance, tarot, poetry, and glossolalia. The evening welcomes a co-revelation of dancers thinking, philosophers moving, and audiences emerging.
Does your thinkering lead to making or to doing? Does your doing and your making lead to thinkering?
Truth, Beauty, and Joy each have different kinds of ideas and facts. Not knowing this distinction allows systemic bigotry to continue oppressing folx despite contradictory scientific discoveries, socio-cultural evolution, and personal evidence.
The thematic of my life is loving struggle through the fundamental attunement of profound boredom.
Mark Lance, Ph. D., is a Professor in the Philosophy Department at Georgetown University as well as a co-founder there of the Program on Justice and Peace.