Aliya James Allen Weise
 
 

Literature, language, and the animal turn.

 
 
 
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Education as a way of life.

 
 
 
 
 

PhD—In Progress

I am currently working on my doctoral dissertation, a consideration of literature written during the so-called animal turn. I am fortunate to work with Robert McRuer and David Mitchel.

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MFA—2003

I completed my Master of Fine Arts degree and thesis of original poetry in 2003. I worked with Stanley Plumly, Elizabeth Arnold, and Michael Collier.

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BA—2001

I earned my baccalaureate degree at Western Washington University, studying poetry under the guidance of Bruce Beasley and Suzanne Paola.

 
 
 
 

"Nowhere is there a more intense silence about the reality of class differences than in educational settings.”

— Bell Hooks

 
 
 
 
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Ponderings, both short and long.