The Beloved Community: Patrisse Collors and Richard Edmond Vargas

I took three things away from Patrisse Collors and Richard Edmond Vargas: community, intersectionality, and allyship. Community as both support system and a tool, intersectionality as a theory, and allyship as not an identity, but an active choice. In such an isolated, majority white, bubble, these are all things that we need to think about … Continue reading The Beloved Community: Patrisse Collors and Richard Edmond Vargas

Jane Austen’s Insular Radicalism

This paper was submitted by Madeline in Tacoma Washington. She will be presenting it at the Northwest Undergraduate Conference in Humanities on November 3rd, 2018. Abstract This paper will explore how Jane Austen’s reputation as a domestic goddess who was concerned simply with the domestic sphere, ignores the subtle radicalism inherent in her writings. Austen has long … Continue reading Jane Austen’s Insular Radicalism