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Joseph Osel is a critical theorist, poet and Editor of Imperative Papers. He is the founding Literary Editor of The Commonline Journal, the archivist for Radical Critique and a Contributing Editor for its international auxiliary journal. Osel studied Society, Politics, Behavior & Change at The Evergreen State College and Existential-Phenomenology at Seattle University. Forthcoming books include Catastrophe-In-Miniature: Poetry in Fatal Tense (2017), Savannas (2018) and Revolutionary-Antiracism (2018). See below for an advance bibliography-prospectus.
   

Proficiencies —  continental philosophy, phenomenology, literary theory, hermeneutics, theoretical psychoanalysis, community psychology, Black diaspora studies, critical race theory, turn of the century Rap music and Tupacian lyricism. Research & Writing —  discourse analysis, radical ecology and criminology, antiracism and race relations in the United States, regressive leftism, sociopolitical attitudes and identity politics, Hip-Hop theory and pedagogy, recuperation, policing and eschatology

Selected Papers
▸ Makaveli's Offspring: A Kendrick Lamar Primer / (In Press)
▸ Lyrical Colonization: The Subject Who Refuses / (In Press)
▸ Toward A Theory of Lyrical-Consciousness / (In Press)
▸ Toward D├ętournement of The New Jim Crow / Int'J of Radical Critique 1:2 (2012)
▸ Michelle Alexander's Operational Whitewash / Int'J of Radical Critique 1:1 (2012)
▸ Call it 'Upward Mobility,' But You've Been Sold Down the River / SU Graduate Thesis (2011)
▸ The Executioners' Professionalism: A Case of Legal Murder / Copwatch, November (2010)
▸ A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Dunn / The Commonline Journal, #11 (2009)
▸ The Commonline Journal Questions Def Poet George Watsky / The Commonline Journal, #11 (2009)
▸ Interview with Poet Carl Miller Daniels / The Commonline Journal, #10 (2009)
▸ Interview with Author & Word Riot Editor Jackie Corley / The Commonline Journal, #09 (2008)
▸ The Case for American Slave Reparations / The Humanist (2008)
▸ Being (Born) Black In America  / TESC Dept. of Society, Politics, Behavior & Change (2008)
▸ Interview with Spoken-Word Poet Anis Mojgani / The Commonline Journal, #02 (2007)
▸ Religiosity Versus Homosexuality In America (& Elsewhere) / American Humanist Association / (2007)

Selected Poetry 
Sacred Geometry / The Commonline Journal, #37 (2017)
▸ Persuasion / The Commonline Journal, #37 (2017)
▸ Vygotsky's Russian 1915-23 / The Commonline Journal, #36 (2017)
▸ 82. Respiratory System / The Commonline Journal, #36 (2017)
Life Eats Life / The Commonline Journal, #35 (2017)
Primitive Program / The Commonline Journal, #34 (2016)▸ When the Incarcerated Incarcerate Eachother / The Commonline Journal, #34 (2016)
▸ Mark of the Beast / The Commonline Journal, #34 (2016)
▸ Legacy of Hatred & Frontier Justice / Black Matters U.S. (2016)
▸ Resurrection Theme / The Commonline Journal #17 (2012)
▸ Pretty Damn Good / The UK Beat (2011)
▸ People Circle Overhead / The Commonline Journal #13 (2010)
▸ Autos in Tuscaloosa / New York Quarterly #66 (2010)
▸ Holding Fast / Black Sheep Collective (2009)
▸ A Waste, A Very Sad Waste / Loktic Die Zine (2009)
▸ The Carnal Hypothesis / Cooper Point Journal (2008)
▸ Buried In Vienna / decomP Magazine (2008)
▸ My Harborer / Denver Syntax (2008)
▸ Improprieties in Late January / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸ Thirty-Seven-Hundred & No Heater / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸ The Final Stretch / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸ Dead Animals on the Sidewalk / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸ Maps / Mad Swirl (2007)
▸ The Coffee Scene / Zygote In My Coffee (2007)
▸ Lines of Nirvana / Silenced Press (2007)
▸ Plight of the Apples / The League of Laboring Poets (2006)
▸ Untitled / 63 Channels Magazine (2006)
▸ Blessed Beside Bombardment / Poets Against the War (2003)