Fainting Couch Feminists Episode 7: It's Time to Un-White

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Alicia Elliott

A podcast about Canadian literature, feminism, and everything in between. New episodes published on the 15th of every month. Hosted by Mica Lemiski.

Episode Seven: It's Time to Un-White with Alicia Elliott

Alicia Elliot joins Mica on the couch to discuss why seeing yourself and your community lovingly represented in literature is so important, and also why colonialism sucks. Also included: Alicia reveals her favourite shade of lipstick, tells us why land acknowledgments can be so problematic, and discusses the Mohawk translation of "depression" and its significance to her.

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"On Seeing and Being Seen: The Difference Between Writing with Empathy and Writing with Love" by Alicia Elliott
"Whose Story is It? An Interview with Alicia Elliott" by Chelene Knight

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Mica Lemiski is an MFA student at UBC and contributor to Room ("Tiny Parts," Issue 39.2). Her thesis project is a combination of comedic personal essays and original music, which is being developed into a podcast series. She is the host of "Fainting Couch Feminists." She is originally from Vernon, B.C. but is currently based in Vancouver.

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