48.2 WINTER 2019

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Special Cluster:

“Language of the Unheard”: Riot on the American Cultural Stage

Introduction by Susan Gilmore

Rapping Black Joy: Tate Kobang and the Baltimore Uprising

Emily Yoon Perez

 

Black Lives Matter in Henry Dumas’ “Riot or Revolt?”: The Past Is Prologue

Casarae L. Gibson

 

Reading Los Angeles’ Urban Uprisings: From Watts to Rodney King

Srimayee Basu

 

Thurz’s L.A. Riot and the Value of Riot Poetics

Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega

 

Fiction & Poetry

Chet’la Sebree: Ab Ovo (or, Eve’s Daughter)

Mistress of Hypermobility

Anachronistic Conversations: Sally & Chet’la

Knowledge

An Elaborate Non-Yoga Pose in Which You Realize You Were Not Made for this World

 

Marisa Crane: The Thimble Versus the Battleship

Karijini National Park

My Privilege

An Elegy for Jamel Myles

 

MLS Serial: Minotaur

Mara Rutherford

 

NeMLA Notes

On the 50th Annual Convention Theme: From the President

NeMLA at 50: From Area Directors and Caucus Representatives