Come to Me, Emmanuela Copal de León, 2001

 

 

Introduction to This Issue

How "revolution" is conveyed in this issue: notes from the desk of our editor.

 

The STANDARDS' Interview

A conversation with National Book Award winner, the poet Ai.

 

Best of the Small Press Award

This year's award goes to New Victoria Press. Honorable mentions for Bess Press titles; news from Calaca; and other book reviews. Also: what we recommend for the classroom.

 

Editorials

New faces of international feminism: update on the legal battle to win reparations for the "comfort women" of the Second World War; a consideration of the cultural exploitation of Padaung "long-necked" women in Thailand; an overview of organizations working to end FGM world-wide -- with links to activist groups.

 

Feature: Revolutions

A look at poverty and welfare reform in the United States, with a special tribute honoring the life and works of activist Johnnie Tillmon.

 

Fiction

Short stories by Kim Jensen; David Lawlor; Linda Spiegler; Canéla Jaramillo; and John Young. Plus, a novel excerpt from Ellen Orlean's  The Replacement Daughter.

 

First Person

Jen Grace looks at the "Warrior Marks" of her body; leading educator and scholar Manning Marable takes on the "theft" of the new U.S. Presidency; Ouyang Yu reflects on revolutionary Chinese poetry ... in Australia.

 

Poetry

New works from Trinidadian-U.S. author Samantha Coerbell; the rhythms of drummer and poet Amira Nuha; recent titles by the sumptuous EA Lynch; poems from Iranian author Abou Farman-Farmaian, Russian poet Noema Ioffe; and more...

 

Visual Arts

We proudly host  The Forgotten Heritage Series, a gallery of sculpture by Kisangani artist Augie N'Kele and recent works by Pakistani-Canadian painter Julian J. Samuel.

 

STANDARDS' Hot Links

Our current selections of the best cultural studies sites on the web.

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