Podcast #6: The Sound of Music: Art and Ritual with Dr. Carolyn M. Laferrière

Originally posted on Peopling the Past:
Dr. Carolyn M. Laferrière Dr. Laferrière’s Academic Pages: Academia: https://usc.academia.edu/CarolynLaferriere  USC page: https://dornsife.usc.edu/center-for-the-premodern-world/postdoctoral-fellowship/  Personal page: https://carolynlaferriere1.wixsite.com/carolynmlaferriere On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we hear from Dr. Carolyn M. Laferrière, who you’ll recognize as a co-host of this podcast. Here, she discusses the role of music, art…

I was on the Talk Gnosis podcast! Tune in and take a look!

Originally posted on The Digital Ambler:
I know I’m supposed to be on a hiatus so I can focus on my Salem Summer Symposium presentation (Spelling by Spelling: Greek Alphabet Divination and Magic, at 1pm EDT on Saturday, August 15, which you all should totally join in and also book your places in their other…

Poetry Shelf poets on poems: Rachel Lockwood on essa may ranapiri’s ‘she cut her face shaving’

Originally posted on NZ Poetry Shelf:
                             ‘She Cut Her Face Shaving’ essa may ranapiri (from ransack, Victoria University Press, 2019) essa may ranapiri’s work frequently explores the uncomfortable boundaries that exist in binary gender, and uses form and technique to push readers away from conventional approaches to both gender and poetry.? Everything in their…

Interweaving

Originally posted on Ophidian Obscurite:
? Yesterday I conducted a Keeping her Keys ritual intended to interweave the Upper Self, Bodily Self and Under-Self. It was not initially intended to do the ritual on the full moon but I do believe to some degree that going with a gut instinct of ‘rightness’ in terms of…

A Pair of Pearls and Funny Girls

Originally posted on Bonnywood Manor:
A biography, in snippets… ? Barbara Joan Streisand, day one, dripping wet: “Hello!” Ida, mother, catching her breath after the nexus exodus, looking down: “Meh. Maybe the next one will be prettier.” Barbara: “But I can sing and dance and crack jokes!” Ida: “That’s nice. Here, play with this Matzah…

MARITAL RAPE

Originally posted on Moody Tales:
I jolted when my hand touched the hot cup of Chai. With thoughtslooming over, I headed to the dining table where my husband and in-laws were discussing news and politics. As I craned my neck to seethe clock, I realized it was time for me to head over for work.Although…