Jennifer Doyle
Jennifer Doyle

Jennifer Doyle is the author of "Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art," and "Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire." She is a Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside and Director of Queer Lab, a three-year initiative supporting sexuality studies at UCR. With Keith Harris, she co-directs the campus's Minor in LGBIT Studies (the first program of its kind in the state of California). She has been writing a feminist blog about sports since 2007.

Recent Articles
The 'Incorruptible Flesh' of Ron Athey
The 'Incorruptible Flesh' of Ron Athey
The performance art of Ron Athey is rooted in the pageantry of charismatic preachers like The Foursquare Church's Aimee Semple. He performs "Incorruptible Flesh: Messianic Remains" on July 10th at Human Resources in L.A.
Sheree Rose: A Legend of Los Angeles Performance Art
Sheree Rose: A Legend of Los Angeles Performance Art
70-year-old Sheree Rose, a legend of multiple L.A. underground scenes, returns to her role as a performance artist with a 24 hour durational performance on June 23.
The Transformative Nature of David Wojnarowicz's ITSOFOMO
The Transformative Nature of David Wojnarowicz's ITSOFOMO
"ITSOFOMO: In the Shadow of Forward Motion" is considered one of the most intense works of art produced during the years that the AIDS crisis cut through the art world.
Lo-Fi Sci-Fi: Alexandro Segade's 'The Holo Library'
Lo-Fi Sci-Fi: Alexandro Segade's 'The Holo Library'
UCR ARTSblock and Queer Lab, an initiative supporting queer studies at UC Riverside, is sponsoring a performance of "The Holo Library," a play between performance art and theater, at The Culver Arts Center on April 11.
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