Friday, November 27, 2020

2020

Letter from the Editors

Wow. What a year.  While attempting to write this letter, we quickly realized that understanding or summarizing 2020 in...

To experience or not to experience, that is the quarantine question

In this Covid-19 era, there’s a word you’ve probably heard over and over. It’s a word most of us know intuitively, likely...

The Role of Art in a Time of Crisis

In his romantic-era sonnet Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley describes the ruins of an ancient king—his political legacy undone by the indiscriminate forces of...

The Unseen Pandemic

The Impacts of Covid-19 on Climate Activism A year ago, on November 29, 2019, I was standing among hundreds...

The Essential Poems

my house burned down last night i didn’t watch it happen my...

I am (not) essential

The truth is, I’m not essential, and no one cares. The world pre-Covid-19 seems like a faint memory, tucked...

Landscapes of life (and other forms of expectation)

During the mid-80s, my father traveled from Lebanon to Canada in search of a steady income. He and my grandfather began their...

How George Floyd’s Death Underlines the Importance of Equity and Human...

"Please! I can't breathe!" Those were some of George Floyd’s last words, as former-officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee to Floyd’s neck.

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