“Beyond Thinking: Black Flesh as Meat Patties and The End of Eating Everything”
Posted in Scholarship | Tagged Scholarship 2016, Theodora Danylevich
In this article, Theodora Danylevich explores flesh as an inner register of violence against African-American and diasporic black subjects. Following Spillers’s discussion of the marks of violence on the captive body, she studies flesh as an archival register where history is encrypted, “violently inscribed with and then left violently unthought by culture”. “As a result of this encryption, the continued violence against black bodies is sanctioned and ‘justified'”.