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Class Notes 9-22

M. NourbeSe Philip reading from Zong! M. NourbeSe Philip reading from Zong! M. NourbeSe Philip performs from Zong! M. NourbeSe Philip performs from Zong! M. NourbeSe Philip site Zong! failure & openness of experimental form / process allow an un-telling whose loss is … Continue reading

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Class Notes 9-21

Things that came up in class today: Who is excluded from the cannon of 20 & 21st Century experimental & avant-garde art: “avant-garde” generally refers to a movement; ‘experimental’ to stylistic or formal elements; can be used interchangeably along with … Continue reading

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Radical Existence: People, Writers, and Poets of Color

*Note: these are just my thoughts from our discussion on Sept. 15 and that I posted on tumblr “My survival is radical” I am a woman. I am queer. I am Latina. My existence, I have learned, is a giant … Continue reading

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Class Notes 9/15

Avant-garde / experimental poetry general movements avant-garde movements are in response to cultural/social/political moments [CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING] Modernism: fin-de-ciclé / apocalyptic cusp of 19th/20th century sees the expansion of colonial imperialism and the consolidation of Western European culture, languages, and ideas as … Continue reading

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Sept. 13 Class Notes

Brave Spaces vs. Safe Spaces CRT Concepts and Terms racism is ordinary and serves intentional purposes interest convergence / material determinism race is constructed, and racialization varies in response to economic needs unique voice of color (what whites will never know) … Continue reading

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