Challenging ways of knowing, especially about love and hate, I share my experience of the 9/11 attacks from Crete, Greece, where on that same day in 2001, I became engaged to my partner, now husband. Out of protest and grief, toward a solidarity of difference, I perform how dreadlocks became my “peace witness” and an opportunity to experience intersections of privilege, knowing, and knowledge.
Be Hair Now: Performing Knowing
Lisa Trocchia-Baļķīts received an interdisciplinary PhD from Ohio University affiliated with the School of Communication Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. This piece was included in a performance panel presented at the 2016 National Communication Association annual convention. The author thanks Devika Chawla for her mentorship. Email: email@example.com.
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Lisa Trocchia-Baļķīts; Be Hair Now: Performing Knowing. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 1 June 2017; 6 (2): 69–71. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.2.69
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