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Nov 30, 2018

Sara Salem is Assistant Professor in Sociology at the London School of Economics. Sara's research interests include political sociology, postcolonial studies, Marxist theory, feminist theory, and global histories of empire and imperialism.

 

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Nov 29, 2018

Manu Samriti Chander is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark. He holds an MFA from the University of Michigan and a PhD from Brown University. His first monograph, Brown Romantics: Poetry and Nationalism in the Global Nineteenth Century (Bucknell, 2017), examined the appropriation of British...


Nov 23, 2018

An interview with Gayatri Spivak fom the archives of Alternative Views, the legendary public access TV show based in Austin created and hosted by Douglas Kellner and Frank Morrow. In the episode, the hosts ask Spivak about her experiences teaching in the KSA. Interview begins around 5:00.  

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Nov 23, 2018

Turkey has for decades been one of the most important allies of the Western powers. The rise of Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan--a charismatic nationalist and polarizing figure who survived a coup attempt in July 2016--has stirred up consternation among the establishment about his loyalty to the geopolitical status quo.  

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Nov 20, 2018

In April 1964, Malcolm X traveled to Saudi Arabia to complete the Hajj. Upon his return, he gave a press conference and explained what lessons his experiences abroad had taught him about the problems facing African-Americans. 

 

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