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The Invisible Latina Intellectual

I am 44 years old, almost completely grey, have three degrees, including a Ph.D. in English/Latinx literature, and on a regular basis my colleagues tell me, “You look like a student.” Without my prompting them … [Read More]

VIDA Exclusive | by Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta | July 6, 2016 | 9

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¿Para Quién Escribes?

The mediated Western world so disorients us that a conversation addressing our own eroded cognition is itself bound to be emblematic of that erosion. Sight sound and mind are no longer distinct categories easily listed … [Read More]

Reports from the Field | by Connie Mae Oliver | June 7, 2016 | 0

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The Kimchi Poetry Machine Manifesta

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The Kimchi Poetry Machine is a different kind of jar.

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Instead of kimchi, there are small paper pieces of poetry. And instead of smelling pungent fermented cabbage, your eardrums are lulled by luminous feminist poetry.

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The Kimchi … [Read More]

VIDA Exclusive | by Margaret Rhee | May 31, 2016 | 0