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Review: Reflections on Postcolonialism

By Bryant Scott
“Above all, postcolonialism remains a heterogenous and eclectic body of thought that has proven widely adaptable in providing new angles on all sorts of phenomena, from the origins of modernity to neoliberalism and globalization.”

In Vitro: Narrative Essay

By Tamara Al-Qaisi-Coleman
“This film is a surrealist dream, the way it plays with time and memory. Trauma stays in the body, always there tucked between your stomach and your ribs.”

After the Storm: Talking “Just Recovery” with West Street Recovery

“…when you really start talking to people about their lives and what stressors they have … what we call disasters … are not disjunctures. They are not cataclysmic events. They’re more like inflections in long histories of exploitation and suffering, resistance, rebuilding, mutual aid.”

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