A Counter Perspective On Disrupting Centers of Commerce Amidst Protest

You see a building owned by an international corporation that pays meager wages and seeks to nickel-and-dime its employees at every turn and think, "Why? Why do these people act like savages? Why do they destroy their community." Perhaps it won't be a popular thing to say, but this is an understandable reaction from some …

Magical Girl

Evynn Mcfalls Vernacular Literature Spring 2018 Dohra Ahmad Preface to “Magical Girl” The concept of “Magical Girl” came about after I had proposed the idea of writing about a digital project my younger sister and I have been working on called “The Black Girl Virtual Reality Project”. That project, which seeks to document and process …

Midterm Reflection – Unsettling My Thinking and Plotting New Trajectories

In thinking about what I have learned in conversation and over the course of our reading schedule, I have encountered both new information as well as new ways to think about concepts that I brought with me to this course (for a background on some of what I am bringing here, please see my first …