Alissa Wilkinson

 

Alissa Wilkinson is assistant professor of English and humanities at The King's College in New York City, chief film critic at Christianity Today, and editor of QIdeas.org. Her work on pop culture, politics, art, and religion appears in publications including The Atlantic, Christianity Today, Books & Culture, Marginalia Review of Books, Relief, the Globe & Mail, WORLD, and Paste. In 2008, she founded The Curator and served as editor while on staff with International Arts Movement until 2010.

Alissa holds an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction from Seattle Pacific University, an M.A. in humanities and social thought from New York University, and a B.S. in information technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Alissa and her husband, Tom, a photographer, live in Brooklyn. She reads incessantly, watches whole seasons of TV at one go, strongly appreciates a fine oatmeal stout, and forgets to go running.

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Writings

Longing and restraint
Nov 21, 2011
Convivium Article
Not What We Expected
Nov 14, 2011
Convivium Article
What We Love
Oct 31, 2011
Convivium Article
Shaming Us Into It
Oct 24, 2011
Convivium Article
Against Squeezing
Oct 17, 2011
Convivium Article
Caveat Lector
Oct 14, 2011
Comment Article
Free speech, taken for granted
Oct 10, 2011
Convivium Article
Digging In
Sep 19, 2011
Convivium Article
Left, Right, and Both
Sep 12, 2011
Convivium Article
The world can run without us
Sep 5, 2011
Convivium Article
Editorial: What we talk about when we talk about society
Sep 1, 2011
Comment Article
All Present or Nothing
Aug 29, 2011
Convivium Article
This age's big idea?
Aug 25, 2011
Convivium Article
Fruitfulness
Aug 15, 2011
Convivium Article
A Brief Chat with Mako Fujimura on The Tree of Life
Aug 1, 2011
Convivium Article
Rules for Reviewing Books
Jul 25, 2011
Convivium Article
Letters to the Future
Jul 18, 2011
Convivium Article
Digital Downtime
Jul 11, 2011
Convivium Article
Dystopian Beach Reads
Jul 4, 2011
Convivium Article
Food Labelling Fights
Jun 27, 2011
Convivium Article
Fit your story with others'
Jun 20, 2011
Convivium Article
The professor's freedom
Jun 13, 2011
Convivium Article
Good teaching will probably be slow and boring
Jun 6, 2011
Convivium Article
Outside the pages of the book
May 30, 2011
Convivium Article
An intellectual demilitarized zone
May 16, 2011
Convivium Article
Bridling the tongue
May 9, 2011
Convivium Article
Distinctive Cadences
May 2, 2011
Convivium Article
Idols, Icons, and Facebook
Apr 21, 2011
Comment Article
Views and Worldviews
Jan 28, 2011
Comment Article
Editorial: Worldviews Go Home
Dec 1, 2010
Comment Article
Gerson on the "Mosque" Controversy
Sep 6, 2010
Convivium Article
Words
Aug 30, 2010
Convivium Article
Praying in class
Aug 23, 2010
Convivium Article
The Perils of Being Cool
Aug 16, 2010
Convivium Article
Get Low
Aug 2, 2010
Convivium Article
Thick Practices in Teaching
Jul 26, 2010
Convivium Article
750 Words
Jun 7, 2010
Convivium Article
Manhattan's Getting Fatter
May 31, 2010
Convivium Article
Thinking of Quitting?
May 17, 2010
Convivium Article
This American . . . Infographic
May 10, 2010
Convivium Article
Zinsser on Friday
May 3, 2010
Convivium Article
Congrats, ProfHacker
Apr 26, 2010
Convivium Article
Bad Writing, Bad Thinking
Apr 19, 2010
Convivium Article
The Redemption of Vampires
Apr 12, 2010
Convivium Article
Making and Keeping the Habit
Apr 5, 2010
Convivium Article
My Media "Diet"
Mar 29, 2010
Convivium Article
The Uselessness of Language
Mar 15, 2010
Convivium Article
The Kind of Conversion Narrative We Need
Mar 7, 2010
Convivium Article
On Jubilee
Mar 1, 2010
Convivium Article
Fine Print: Learning How to Read Well
Mar 1, 2010
Comment Article
The Curious Faith of the Founding Fathers
Feb 15, 2010
Convivium Article
The Importance of Email to Romance
Feb 8, 2010
Convivium Article
Ghetto Reunion
Feb 1, 2010
Convivium Article
Education on the Interwebs
Jan 25, 2010
Convivium Article
Living in the Future
Jan 18, 2010
Convivium Article
Nil by mouth
Jan 11, 2010
Convivium Article
Thank you for smoking?
Jan 4, 2010
Convivium Article
Top Ten Outrage
Dec 21, 2009
Convivium Article
Locactivism? (We'll work on it.)
Dec 14, 2009
Convivium Article
Sue your third-grade teacher
Dec 7, 2009
Convivium Article
Save the libraries
Nov 16, 2009
Convivium Article
Thinking about wardrobes
Nov 9, 2009
Convivium Article
The Writing (Student's) Life
Nov 2, 2009
Convivium Article
English is Messy
Oct 26, 2009
Convivium Article
Literary Criticism DIY
Oct 19, 2009
Convivium Article
Trash and the Anthropologist
Sep 20, 2009
Convivium Article
As far as postmodernism goes...
Sep 1, 2009
Comment Article
Eat, cook, blog, book
Dec 19, 2008
Comment Article
Annie Levy: Giving life by taking pictures
Dec 1, 2008
Comment Article
Reminders of the quotidian mysteries
Aug 29, 2008
Comment Article
Slow Down: a case for conscious consumption
Jul 11, 2008
Comment Article
Untitled
Jun 20, 2008
Comment Article
Couture: gateway drug to high art culture?
Apr 11, 2008
Comment Article
Things I love: clothes
Dec 14, 2007
Comment Article
Making the most of college: The off-campus investment
Sep 1, 2007
Comment Article

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