Bamboo Ceiling


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Spoken Word as Revisionist Education: Digital Learning Module

For my digital learning module, I’d like to unpack how spoken word – digitally transmitted throughout the Asian-American world – can be utilized as a form of revisionist education that de-centers white narratives. Furthermore, I’ll examine how digital poetics – here as a video of my spoken word performance and later in my final project as a digital collage of hyperlink poems – exists as a powerful representation of Asian-American identity. The contemporary movement of spoken word is rooted in a protest tradition; specifically, I trace it back to the Black…