Charming (to Some) Estelle

There is no clear evidence that Lida Senior’s eldest child dismissed, disbelieved or, heart of hearts, disagreed with the opinion that she lacked beauty capital in its fullest payload sense. As such, and if so, charming for Estelle Oldham Franklin Faulkner would have to do the trick.

Positions of the Sun — Lyn Hejinian

Does Language poetry have a public? If not, and for want of one, whose interests does it serve instead?

From The Bottom Up: Hwang Sok-yong’s North and South Korea

Hwang Sok-yong is committed to representing the Koreans—on both sides of the 38th parallel—hurt or left behind by South Korea’s rapid technological and economic progress.

The Spirit of Discovery

I wonder if, by revisiting places of queer erasure, both of the city and my own, and by using movement as a method for storytelling, I could re-map and re-narrate my queer disorientation within Plymouth.

Paragard Don’t Get One: my copper IUD library

In November, I had the copper IUD, called Paragard, implanted in my uterus, to ensure a 99% chance of unconceivable fucking.

Images from Graduate Student Union Campaigns (Part 1)

What’s a movement without a few buttons and bullhorns?

Stealing From the Archive

What was I stealing from, then? Why did it feel so right, so pleasing, to simply take the photograph out of the folder I’d been examining, stick it between the pages of my notebook, and then leave with the notebook?

Publication Date: September 11, 1998, Or, Four Reasons PDFs are Everywhere

In all of our pocket histories and self- congratulatory palaver about the antiquity of “print” and the triumph of digital forms, we’ve neglected the history of page images.

Organizing Undergraduates: Expanding the Academic Union

Incorporating undergraduates into graduate unions, which are already mobilizing student workers on campus, is one potential method for organizing this growing labor force.

#UsToo: How Unions Could Fight Harassment in STEM

Calls for more data and institutional leadership can only do so much: we must also change who holds power in our universities and who is subject to that power.