No president has ever uttered the word "solidarity" in an inaugural address until Trump.
"Alternative" broadens the space of acceptable politics by insisting that no politics, or facts, are condemnable.
"We burn this city everyday."
A class I'm teaching: Senior Seminar: Riot and Rebellion in American Literary History On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of July 1967—an event still alternately called a “riot” or a “rebellion,” with very different meanings implied by each word—this class will explore urban uprisings in American literature. The class is bookended by literary and cultural responses … Continue reading Syllabus: Riot and Rebellion in U.S. Literature