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introduction

In Angels of the Americlypse‘s Introduction, Carmen Giménez Smith and John Chávez describe society’s expectations of Latinx authors.  References to abuelitas, tortillas, and “degrees” of Latinx-ness point to the pressure that’s put upon Latinx writers for them to demonstrate their otherness in a … Continue reading

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monstrosity

cw: guns, murder OK first things first I’ll eat your brains then I’ma start rocking gold teeth and fangs cause that’s what a motherfucking monster do – Nicki Minaj -x- It’s hiding in the dark Its teeth are razor sharp … Continue reading

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A Cyborg Feminist Analysis of Corpse Whale

Donna Haraway’s “Manifesto for Cyborgs” is a seminal 20th century re-reading of the necessity of the human category in response to the rising tide of social/military technological development. She uses the category of the cyborg to name and theorize the … Continue reading

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final thoughts

I’ve been thinking a lot about what Erica said at the end of class, last Thursday. I think it’s absolutely, undeniably true that we are conditioned to poke holes and critique, rather than appreciate and celebrate things. This applies to … Continue reading

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prayer request cards

Asking for things is weird especially when directing it through “the church” because I have never been inside of a church to pray, only to look. But here are some typings and prayers and hopings for.

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prayer request card

I would like the church to pray for pockmarks, or however A. feels the arm S. lost in North Dakota M. to get that fellowship, baby, and let her be the first Black woman on the supreme court. what’s eating … Continue reading

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skyward

The lines that stood out to me the most in Skyward were the ones that were on the theme of the fluctuating idea of ‘self’ and what it means to have and be in control of one’s identity. In ‘Launch’ … Continue reading

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