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September 2009

Thom Donovan on Bhanu Kapil

Thom Donovan has written an excellent essay on the work of Bhanu Kapil.  On his blog, he gives a sneak preview. To mark such a space Kapil “put[s] [her] knib on the page” (Humanimal, 38) to “let motion wreck the line” (38) producing written “arrhythmias” as “record[s] of travel.” (38) …

Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism: A Gathering

We are so excited by this year’s Belladona/CUNY conference, I have re-posted the entire schedule of events. We are envious of all who are able to attend and would love to hear details! Thursday, September 24, 2009 3:00PM-4:00PM Registration Location: English Department Lounge 4:00PM-5:00PM Opening Plenary I: Why You Talk …

Get You, new e-chap from Claire Becker.

Fish Eagle Dinner that night I wore royal blue sweatpants, a striped red sweatshirt and sat on a white plastic chair. Dinner was a golden fish taco, cucumbers beside. Next to me the Exquisito cart. My flip-flops were royal blue; my ankles were dusted brown; your stuffed pepper was green; …