Monthly Archives: March 2016

Fences, Borders, Inequality

[notes from a paper given on Wednesday at the UVU Humanities Symposium on Migrants, Refugees, and Borders] Control is the end promised by 19th-century barbed-wire advertisements; barbed wire is the means. “Why Barb Fencing Is Better Than Any Other,” a … Continue reading

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Between Winter and Spring

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Morning Light (before the storm)

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Translating the Untranslatable

Last summer I visited my friend Zarko Radakovic in Cologne, Germany. I brought with me a gift for Zarko from my friend Alex Caldiero—Alex’s newest book: Zarko wanted to reciprocate, but when I suggested that he send Alex a copy … Continue reading

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