Arts and Culture

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: horror & humiliation, hypervisibility, and invisibility

Have you ever seen yourself through another’s eyes? What did it look like? Was it ugly, terrible, horrifying? Claudia Rankine’s book Citizen: An American Lyric, among other things, illustrates how a lens of horror descends during a microaggression. In other words, the victim sees a horrific image of themselves. Citizen features a collection of microaggressions […]


Poet Lauren Russell Visits Wheaton

Poet Lauren Russell paid a visit to our beautiful campus this past Monday to give some of the students and faculty at Wheaton a reading of her poetry. Russell is the author of What’s Hanging on the Hush and the up and coming poetry book Descendants. Russell always knew she wanted to be a writer, […]