Shedding (YET MORE) Light on Marginalized Spaces & Identities by Becky Avila

This year the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) funded two successive annual conference panels that support, promote, and feature the production of research by and about people of color, LGBTQ+ communities, and disability communities. This ‘Targeted Research Panel’ provided the opportunity to “foster and forward research that attends to and includes historically marginalised communities […]

‘Manifest Destiny’ by Marcia X

What kind are you? You’re Native American, What type? Says the lady as she sits with curlers setting her hair, looking up at me, bewildered as to why I am slightly bewildered. I am the native whose history has no copy right laws protecting its existence. I am the native whose grandfather has lived almost […]

A Land of Contradiction? Reflecting on my Time in Bolivia: Guest Blog by Cian Warfield

I thought I understood Bolivia. At least, in the months and years preceding my three-month trip there in late 2017, I had read extensively about Evo Morales and the indigenous revolution which swept through the social and political landscape of the country with such unstoppable force over twelve-years ago. From that moment onwards, under the […]