Tag Archives: colonialism

CAA Conference: Decolonizing Illustration

The College Arts Association (CAA) Annual Conference, “the largest professional convening of art historians, artists, designers, curators, and others in the visual arts” [link], will be holding its annual conference in New York City in February. I’m happy and honored … Continue reading

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On adoption resistance: bridging false divides.

This was my first piece for Land of Gazillion Adoptees [link to article] originally published in September, 2014.

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Fanon on #Lebanon [almost].

The following is excerpted from a pamphlet I found at Alibris, entitled: “Frantz Fanon, Soweto, and American Black Thought”. Given the current split between the Lebanese bourgeoisie and the “chaab”—meaning, the actual masses within the country who aspire to something … Continue reading

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On the nightmare of adoption reunion.

An adoptive parent in the United Kingdom recently described the potential reunion of the children temporarily in his care with their parents as his “worst nightmare”. This was like a kick in the gut. Because I feel that my own … Continue reading

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#AntiAdoption is…

Anti-adoption is anti-classism. Anti-racism. Anti-colonialism. Anti-imperialism. Most importantly: Anti-narcissism. Anti-adoption is pro-justice. Pro-families. Pro-community. Pro-ninety-nine-percent-of-the-planet. Pro-forma. [ Tweets inspired by Twitter today. ]

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Is there any value in an adoptee cultural camp?

This is the 26th question in the series: “Anti-adoption month: 30 answers to 30 questions on adoption” [link].

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Doesn’t it say to adopt in the Bible?

This is the 23rd question in the series: “Anti-adoption month: 30 answers to 30 questions on adoption” [link].

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Is it better for a child to live in Hell?

This is the sixth question in the series: “Anti-adoption month: 30 answers to 30 questions on adoption” [link].

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