November 20, 2016
When Duke University Press announced that their Series Q would be officially terminated in 2012, there was already a sense that the...
Opinion
June 16, 2016
Contradictory facts and impressions about Omar Mateen, the murderer of 49 people in Orlando, Florida, continue to circulate. Any consistent...
Opinion
November 28, 2015
MIA released her latest video "Borders" recently and caused, as she so often does, an Internet uproar. Her self-directed video is a visual...
Opinion
November 16, 2014
It’s been harder than usual to ignore the devaluing of black womanhood in America. From video footage of a black woman getting knocked out...
blog
July 22, 2014
The recent Supreme Court decision in Harris v. Quinn dealt a blow to public sector unions and the labor movement in the US. To recap:...
blog
February 16, 2015
Building on the work of her previous books Precarious Life: The Power of Mourning and Violence (2004), and Frames of War: When is Life...
Reviews
March 6, 2013
Always Coca-Cola , the debut novel by Lebanese writer Alexandra Chreiteh, centers around three friends, Abeer and Yasmine, university...
Opinion
April 22, 2012
Originally published in Pambazuka News . The scene is Stockholm’s Museum of Modern Art, on Sunday, April 15th. The event is the celebration...
podcast
February 11, 2016
Yuri Herrera's Signs Preceding the End of the World (translated from Spanish by Lisa Dillman) is a strange and dreamlike narrative: the...