When LGBTI+ people occupy physical spaces alongside other social groups in struggle, a solidarity network becomes possible. That is dirsek teması.
The dense and layered sociocultural fabric of West Oakland – a fascinating mix of the sub/urban, industrial, and historic – has faded from public recollection yet retains a character that persists despite the dispossession the neighborhood has endured for decades.
Trained to be producers and consumers in a marketplace of literature, most writers don’t know how to be citizens of a polity. In the concluding essay of the Polity of Literature series the editor, Matthew Stadler, proposes an experiment to help us: The GOAT PoL (The Geopolitical Open Atlas of The Polity of Literature).