How should readers and scholars look on the tangible traces writers leave behind?
The many faces of the Kardashians are the many faces of the monstrous hydra of blackface. They must be critiqued to a cultural halt.
"The women in my book really disrupted France’s ideas about citizenship, about who belongs. I’d like us to be similarly disruptive."
I May Destroy You explores how sexual violation is entangled in relations of visuality.
Three recent poetry collections have cemented the rise of what we might call the “metalyrical”: poetry that interrogates the conditions of its own expression.
What was happening in the streets of Iran—what one white feminist couldn’t see—was a revolution, looking for different freedoms than the West.
“Being in community with people and teaching and learning outside of the confines of our classroom: I still actually really believe in that.”
“What we build and how we build influences the kinds of families and relationships that we can have or can even imagine.”
What can the history of the temp-work industry teach us about the precarity of modern working life?
Joni Mitchell’s brilliant art was always a product of artifice as much as it was of honesty.
The explosion of porn signals the widespread uptake of questions of objectification, the politics of looking, and the relation between power and enjoyment.
At the largest bazaar in Central Asia, an informal secondhand market has become something like a metropolis unto itself.
When freedom will not arrive to us, can we get nearer to it?
“There was something about the resilience of an organization like this. We are the longest-running feminist publishing house in the world.”
#MeToo has revived an enduring feminist question: What do women want, and how can they get it?
Studying human evolution reveals that older women have always been essential to the surviving and thriving of the species.
Does viewing Emily Dickinson as unusual actually help us understand the poet or her work better?
While today’s female-friendship narratives celebrate the central bond, they are mainly about the art of breaking up.
Early manifestos honored a high-stakes feminist anger that swept through the writing. It burns and simmers even today.
Hale’s stories reveal that the woman who’s right is still the one kept up at night.