Introduction to Section Two: Transgressions

Edén Torres

This introduction to section two—Transgressions—reflects on what has changed and what has remained the same in the neoliberal university, especially for students of color, over the past several decades and shows how the essays in this section contend with these histories and politics.

A Cold Place: Notes on Antiblackness and the Neoliberal University

Kidiocus King-Carroll

A set of notes or jottings that are autobiographical, analytical, historical, and deliberately incomplete, but articulate King-Carroll’s understanding of the University and the world that surrounds it as an antiblack, neoliberal space that Black graduate students must exist in a fugitive relationship to.