We meet across old and new diasporas, where the newer stories of intimacies forged away from the places we call home interrupt the failed and damaged intimacies of the places that claim us.
"From at least the late nineteenth century, African and Afro-diasporic intellectuals pursued a double strategy of writing and publishing in specific disciplines while also creating aesthetic works."
ritual encounters—of movement building, of academic speculation—move through this work, and we are invited to witness and participate
Race and ethnicity buttress each other. Both are fictions with real effects, tied to how we experience ourselves as human.