Frieda Ekotto wrote a new post, Black Is Beautiful, so Let’s Celebrate Black Women, on the site From the President on MLA Commons 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Published in the Fall 2023 Newsletter.
The presidential theme for this year’s MLA Annual Convention is Celebration: Joy and Sorrow. My columns this year have therefore celebrated literary figures and c […]
Frieda Ekotto wrote a new post, Mapping Possibilities: The Poetics of Queering Blackness, on the site From the President on MLA Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Published in the Summer 2023 Newsletter.
My silences had not protected me. Your silences will not protect you.
—Audre Lorde The Cancer Journals
Our silence has been long and deep. . . . In canonical li […]
Published in the Spring 2023 Newsletter
As we grapple with a seemingly endless list of forms of violence (sexual and reproductive violence, violence against Indigenous people, transphobia, systemic racism, […]
Wow, just tried this for the first time. I am getting ready to read for our Committee. I will get there…