The world has been confronted by a global pandemic for more than two years, exacerbated by multiple other preexisting, interconnected, structural, and sociocultural inequities and oppression. These conditions have created or exaggerated liminal existence, in which our presence in numerous middle/third spaces illuminates complex negotiations. These liminal spaces are transnational, marked by being here and there, by the blurring of home and work, and by creating hybridized spaces of living and working. They are among the many spaces of in-betweenness that have been identified, exposed, made visible, or thrust into hyper-awareness by the pandemic and other structures of inequity.

For some, these liminal spaces of existence intersecting with multiple structures of oppression have been an ever-present reality. Yet an intentional focus on this reality to disrupt the normalization of such oppression creates various experiences of dis/comfort. Experiences of dis/comfort exist in the liminal spaces between comfort and discomfort. This hybridized...

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