I have steered the topic of this discussion in a direction of my own: I want to address the novel’s relationship, not to the most desperately poor, but ...On March 2, 2018 / By Christina Lupton
In his essay, “Utopia as Replication,” Fredric Jameson puts forward what he himself terms a scandalous proposal: that Wal-Mart is “the new institutional candidate for the function of ...On March 2, 2018 / By Carolyn Lesjak
At a moment when the term “refugee” is everywhere, it might be useful to reexamine the resonances of the “exile,” a term which lacks the legal architecture that ...On March 2, 2018 / By Eleni Coundouriotis
Almost immediately after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico this past September 20, the island fell off the grid. Advancing with winds in excess of 155 miles ...On March 2, 2018 / By Frances Negrón-Muntaner
On October 1st, at precisely 11:26 in the morning, I voted “illegally” for the first time in my life. The event in question was a unilateral referendum in ...On November 27, 2017 / By Rafael Gómez-Moriana
I always ask my students, on the first day of our Western Civilization course, “what is the West?” Here’s what they tend to tell me: that the West ...On November 27, 2017 / By Molly J. Giblin
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