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Things theory carries home
Avery F. Gordon and Fred Moten
Avery F. Gordon is an author of the highly acclaimed book Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination and Keeping Good Times: Reflections on Knowledge, Power and People, a collection of essays on political activism and the radical tradition in the USA today. She is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and moderator of the weekly radio program No Alibi. She is currently writing about arrest, war and utopia. Avery Gordon lives in Paris and Santa Barbara, USA.
Fred Moten was born in Las Vegas and lives now in Los Angeles with his wife, Laura Harris, and their son Lorenzo. He teaches in the Program in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California and is the author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition (University of Minnesota Press, 2003) and of two books of poetry, Arkansas (Pressed Wafer Press, 2000) and, with Jim Behrle, Poems (Pressed Wafer Press, 2002). He is currently completing a manuscript on philosophical, aesthetic and political fugitivity in black culture, also to be published by the University of Minnesota Press.