Emma Alberici and Identity Politics

Over the last few months posts on this blog have been focused around identity politics worked out in everyday life, in feminist discourse, with conflict and in situations of oppression. Thinking deeply about the merits of this, I’ve come to the conclusion that to actively contribute to the project of social liberation and the dismantling […]

The nature of poetry

Audre Lorde says that poetry is not a luxury. To flourish as human beings, women, others, we need what poetry can offer. And what exactly is that? Poetry offers grace and revelation. It cups secret fragments of truth and moonlight. Poetry unveils textures of flesh. Poetry reignites the smouldering passion of love amid ashes of […]