Current Wisdom

Current Wisdom

By From the June 2013 issue

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On the Corrections page of the spell-binding Times, a clarifying note on an earlier story that must have caused widespread confusion amongst the cognoscenti and not a few cancelled subscriptions: 

An article on Saturday about “Otherwise: Queer Scholarship Into Song,” at the Dixon Place performance space in Manhattan, quoted incorrectly from a comment by Ann Pellegrini, an associate professor at New York University, while she was impersonating the gender theorist Judith Butler and deconstructing the lyrics of “The Girl From Ipanema.” She said that the lyrics reflect “the ocularcentrism of the Western episteme,” not the “oracular-centrism.”
(April 9, 2013)


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