Images of War and Immigration: Pantea Tofangchi

When we think of immigration we often do not consider that it is fundamentally a sensory experience and, to a great extent, a visual one. It is an experience of the urgent and compelling power of images, of still frames and snapshots always near at hand, ready to be sifted through and periodically unpacked. Sure, […]

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On Being Invisible: Our Nation’s Veterans

This essay is part of a series inspired by our Winter 2012 Social Justice issue. The first one was posted September 2011, and all feature people who have helped make marginalized segments of our world more visible to mainstream America through poetry, prose and visual art. In the Sixties, nearly everyone I knew was–directly or indirectly–touched by the Vietnam War. Even my […]

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