From the Quarterly

With or Without U

Organizing Graduate Workers Beyond Trump’s NLRB

Kim Tolley

I think graduate students deserve the right to organize. So if I can help people understand that it’s not hard to start, I’ll feel very happy with this interview. 

Union-Busting on the Prairie

The University of Iowa is a prairie-bound theater of the entwined ideological wars on labor rights and academic freedom.

Paying to Work

On the Student/Worker Distinction

Full Stop Podcast Episode #2: Graduate Student Organizing

We are really excited to share with you our second episode of the Full Stop Podcast, which ties into our most recent special quarterly issue on Graduate Student Organizing.

The Fruits of Our Eroticism

The figs you eat have the bodies of the dead who tried to enter those to whom they are the same rather than those to whom they are different—Leviticus tells us such things are an “abomination,” and this fruit is your caution as it is your knowledge.

On PONTI by Sharlene Teo

In Southeast Asian film and culture, the pontianak has grown ubiquitous as an undead woman, cursed with immense beauty and monstrosity. This icon is at the center of Sharlene Teo’s Ponti, a novel that chronicles the lives of three misfit women.

Sara Batkie

If I’m the god of my characters, I hope I’m a flexible one.

The Gift of the Gabo

For García Márquez, anecdotes always served as kernels of truth, experiences both whittled down to their most elemental and novelistic tales in need of being fleshed out.

Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen

The general proximity of Alex Israel’s SPF-18