Featured Colloquies

Recent Multimedia

  • video
    by Winston James (moderator) / Robert Doran / Lisa Lowe / Edward Dimendberg / Ethan Kleinberg
    Panelists discuss Hayden White’s perspective on “professional history."
  • video
    by Horacio Legras (moderator) / Peggy Kamuf / Irving Goh / Xudon Zhang / Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan
    Is critical theory today a recognizable genre/style of thinking/writing?
  • video
    by Catherine Malabou
    Catherine Malabou delivers the last of three Wellek lectures at the University of California, Irvine.

Publications

Recent Blogs

Cultural studies has turned out to be, in retrospect, a weirdly thorough success that is influencing the creation and reception of culture everywhere in the world,especially outside the academy.
In a place of diminished resources, cultural work takes on a different meaning as students learn for no credit and professors teach for no pay.
On the early modern history of the drug quinine and the links between bureaucracy and knowledge in the Spanish American empire.
Her run-on sentences are the mechanism for producing a distinctive reality effect. They deny, at the micro-level, any logical cohesion or narrative arc or life story, even as they are part of a retrospective narration whose end is never really in doubt.
Henning Mankell's detective is always uneasy around those alien characters (the typographical kind).