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The Brick

Waite-Santibanez, Tamara

The brick occupies a singular role in the radical political imagination: not only as an object and tool, but also as a site and moment of simultaneous disruption and generation. I propose the brick as a framework for oral history listening. In recognizing moments in narrators’ lives that both rupture and reorient the possibilities of being, I apply the metaphor of the brick and wall as a way to map agency, potentiality, and resistance while preserving narrators’ political knowledge.


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Academic Units
Oral History Master of Arts
Thesis Advisors
Starecheski, Amy A.
M.A., Columbia University
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September 28, 2022