Tag Archives: racial imaginary

Who gets to write what?

There was a really interesting article in the NY Times yesterday related to our conversations in class about power and the racial imaginary–I’d be curious to hear people’s thoughts. “Imagine the better, stronger fiction that could be produced if writers took this … Continue reading

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Klonaris, Childhood & Imagination

In “If I Tell These Stories” Helen Klonaris details what it was like to grow up as a white child in a predominately non-white neighborhood and still imagine herself at the “center.” She explains the trouble that she has had … Continue reading

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race/desire/likeability

CW: Cannibalism In “From Circumstance to Constellation,” Farid Matuk suggests desire as a condition of race, racism, and racialism. Desire not only to possess, but also to consume and to violently unify – erase the space between – racially divergent … Continue reading

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collage (week 1 reading response)[ryan]

Here is my collage. Here are some thoughts to go along with my collage— *** What does it take to hide behind a piece of paper? To create an image of yourself that refuses to be an image of yourself? … Continue reading

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