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Posts from the Winter 2020-21 issue

“What’s on Your Reading List, Ibrahima Wade?”

“I am re-reading Paul Gilroy’s ‘L’Atlantique Noire,’ in French this time! In his work, ‘The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness,’ Gilroy articulates engaging and provocative postulations that could help frame current socio-cultural and political occurrences in America and in Europe. Gilroy’s book, to me, remains one of the outstanding critical approaches which seek to…

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On the Bookshelf

This Is Chance! By Jon Mooallem ’00 On Good Friday in 1964, Anchorage, Alaska, was jolted by 
a magnitude 9.2 earthquake, the most powerful in American history. For four and a half minutes, the ground lurched and rolled. When it stopped, the city was in disarray and sealed off from the outside world. As people turned on their transistor radios, they heard Genie…

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