Lara Ehrlich’s (MAPH '04) work been published in literary magazines, including F(r)iction, Hunger Mountain, and SmokeLong Quarterly, and has been recognized with many awards and fellowships. Lara is the host of the interview series Writer Mother Monster.
Laura Mart (MAPH '14) is a curator at the Skirball Cultural Center and kindly answered some questions for us about her work, how her MAPH experience has helped her in her career, and her most recent exhibition, El Sueño Americano / The American Dream: Photographs by Tom Kiefer.
For his cultural study of early America, Figures of Speech: Six Histories of Language andIdentity in the Age of Revolution (University of Iowa Press, 2019), Cassedy recently received the Modern Language Association’s annual First Book Award, which recognizes his contribution to linguistics, the history of the book, and the cultural history of British imperialism.
In Their Own Form seeks to illuminate the myriad ways blackness might hope to exist without the imposition of oppression, racism and stereotypes ever-present in Western cultures, mediated through Afrofuturist themes including time-travel and escapism. (Photo Credit: Potentiality by Alun Be)