Colloquy
Arts + Justice
Approaching justice from the perspective of arts and culture enables us to attend to its affective, embodied, social, and political dimensions, thus bringing together a range of cross-disciplinary dialogues.
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Essay
Being in Love
By
Claire Jarvis

For most of its short generic life, the novel has depended on marriage and childbirth as signs of sexual relationship, and has had a difficulty representing sexual life beyond marriage and childbirth without the assistance of figurative language. How do novels, especially those of D.H. Lawrence, represent sex?

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Essay
#DownWithCentennialism
By
Harris Feinsod

There are plenty of reasons one might dread the coming of the year 2022. As a scholar of modernist literature and culture, I derive a particular form of professional dread at the prospect of the commemorative panels and Daily Telegraph articles celebrating the centenary of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. April, 2022 will be an especially dreadful month in this respect.

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Graphic design by Sheena Lai; image by Nathan Carter
Intervention
Decentering the Canon through Cultural and Material Perspectives (4 of 6)
By
Chiara Giovanni

How might one design or adapt a course to make it more responsibly global? How might we teach important texts, long disappeared into the morass of the “canon,” in such a way that highlights their inherent globality and renders them new?

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Book Chapter
Premises and Paradoxes
By
James Holston

The journey to Brasília across the Central Plateau of Brazil is one of separation. It confronts the traveler with the separation of modernist BrasíIia from the familiar Brazil.

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