From the Editors

New issues of OCCASION

I am delighted to announce the publication of two new issues of Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities.  Number 3 is entitled "Intellectuals and the State," and features essays by Antonis Balasopoulos, Alberto Toscano, Neferti Tadiar, Ashis Nandy, Timothy Brennan, Gopal Balakrishnan and others, covering a wide range of national, intellectual, and political arenas.  Number 4 is an issue on medical humanities entitled "Aging, Old Age, Memory and Aesthetics," with articles from a wide range of art critics, medical professionals, literary scholars, and others, including Marlene Goldman, Linda Hutcheon, Andrea Charise, Stephen Katz, all addressing the issue of ageing, late style, memory.

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David Palumbo-Liu is professor of comparative literature at Stanford.  His most recent publications include a volume on world-systems analysis co-edited with Bruce Robbins and Nirvana Tanoukhi entitled Immanuel Wallerstein and the Problem of the World" System, Scale, Culture (Duke University Press, 2011), and The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age (also from Duke).  He is the founding editor of Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, which is housed here on Arcade.