Posts Tagged: Broadly

How to Get More Lit By Cuban Authors on US Campuses

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It’s a bear to try to get contemporary Cuban literature, especially by women. To remedy the dearth of books written by female Cuban authors on American campuses, Sara Cooper, a professor of Spanish and multicultural and gender studies at Chico State University in California, decided she’d have to do it herself. Read about her nonprofit […]

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Angry Women in History

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Stassa Edwards writes a comprehensive history of feminine vitrol: While the anger of second-wave feminists was meant to be liberating, it wasn’t without its own limitations. Solanas and Rosler, Kate Millet and Judy Chicago all have one thing in common: They were white women. Even while trying to liberate their own anger, second-wave feminists bristled […]

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Valeria Luiselli’s Book Club at the Jumex Factory

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To write her new novel, The Story of My Teeth, Valeria Luiselli got ongoing book club feedback from workers at the Jumex factory featured in the novel. Over at Broadly, Luiselli talks to Lauren Oyler about her process, a childhood spent moving, and how to use—rather than abuse—the personal in essays: I think that maybe […]

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Nudes of Wall Street

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Writing for Broadly, Stassa Edwards has this profile of Nona Faustine, a photographer whose nude self-portraits aim to expose New York’s history of slavery. Faustine’s “White Shoes” is a series is a kind of memorial to that history, an attempt to conjure up the spirits of black women who were demeaned and sold in Manhattan’s […]

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