Can Spivak’s Subaltern Speak in “Mala Mala”?
Love and Lin-Manuel Miranda
In “Can the Subaltern Speak?” Gayatri Spivak considers the issues of navigating the representation of marginalized identities within mainstream media when the marginalized individuals lack a platform to voice their own opinions. Although these representations in film and media often come from a desire to help, or understand, they ultimately act to speak over the voices of the actual […]
In our discussion this past week about love and theories about love, I was immediately reminded of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony acceptance speech from last year- “Love is love is love is love…”. The speech was very clearly politicized, as the Tony’s were right after the tragic events in Orlando. “Love is love” seemed to reflect specifically what […]