Archive for January, 2013

This week The Chronicle of Higher Education published an article by David Nirenberg, Professor of History and Social Thought at the University of Chicago, on “Anti-Judaism as a Critical Theory” that raises some important issues. For example, he reminds us that the history of ideas matters. Indeed we cannot deny that our historical ideas about capitalism, class, colonialism, imperialism, Orientalism, nationalism, […]

“I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” Ralph Ellison, The Invisible Man As Israeli citizens go to the polls to elect a new government, the voices of millions continue to be silenced by a brutal occupation that tries to render Palestinians invisible. Today Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories are segregated by […]