Letters

Letter from the Editors, Fall 2016

At our first editors’ meeting, we had the happy realization that this was the thirteenth year of kitsch‒and so our theme “13” was born. The theme, 13, inspired interpretations ranging from José Armando’s analysis of superstitions (“My Belief is Their Superstition”), to Fauna, Elise, and Annika’s takes on puberty and adolescence (“Shaving Off Gender Norms,” … Continue reading

Letter From the Editors
Letters

Letter From the Editors

From the ridiculous state of the presidential election and the leak of the Panama Papers, to the national conversations started by Twitter movements like #ConcernedStudent1950 and #OscarsSoWhite, 2015 and 2016 have made it impossible not to recognize the disorder embedded in the law and other institutions. At best, what’s beneath the long black robe of … Continue reading

Letter From the Editors
Letters

Letter From the Editors

There’s a theory in philosophical circles that says if you only consider two sides of an argument you’re committing a fallacy. The False Dilemma fallacy lurks behind dichotomies between man and woman, white and black, East and West, gay and straight. These are all categories that we ascribe assuming they are based on inherent traits … Continue reading