by | 11.22.2016
With culture as a space of action, artists can showcase alternative ways of being American in defiance of Trumpism.
by | 11.16.2016
A personal reassessment of the exodus of Jewish Iraqis to Israel through published histories, biographies, and novels.
by | 11.08.2016
An updated version of Shelley's "The Mask of Anarchy" reflecting the 2016 election and its Republican presidential candidate.
by | 09.19.2016
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.
by | 09.07.2016
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.
by | 08.26.2016
On the early modern history of the drug quinine and the links between bureaucracy and knowledge in the Spanish American empire.
by | 08.10.2016
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.
by | 08.03.2016
Henning Mankell's detective is always uneasy around those alien characters (the typographical kind).