May 25, 2017

Licking Flames: Tales of a Half-Assed Hussy is the brave, uncensored first collection of Diana Kirk. This book of personal essays made me proud to be a strong woman, and smirk, feeling as though I’d spent the past two hours sharing dirty little secrets with a girlfrien...

November 10, 2016

“Wait, why does the black woman have to become the alcoholic prostitute?” I asked myself during my first time watching the 1951 film adaptation of the musical Show Boat.

I found myself staring at the screen in front of me, watching while Julie looks on as Magnolia sail...

November 2, 2016

Donna Haraway’s “A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Social-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century” weaves a political mythos which blurs the lines between natural and technological realms, science fiction and social reality. By the end of the twentieth c...

October 13, 2016

Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry characteristically displays a tightness of form, a painstaking choice of diction, and perhaps most notably of all, a cautious sense of privacy that makes it, in the words of Margaret Dickie, “difficult to tell the remote from the intimate” (4)...

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