Many-a-time, the discussion about white privilege revolves around the topic of race relations between white and black people in the United States of America, and many mistakenly think that it is literally an issue of white verses black. 1,156 more words
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I’m currently trying to write a piece entitled ‘The Idea of Thucydides in Western Culture’, which aims to combine the development over the last few centuries of an idea of Thucydides as an individual authority figure (largely or entirely separate from his work) and the appearance of Thucydides in non-academic contexts; depending on how much time I get to work on this over the next week, it will either be appearing in the 717 more words
In an essay entitled Michael Walzer’s ‘Exodus and Revolution’: A Canaanite Reading, Edward Said suggested that the Left and liberal intellectualism had turned their back on ideas of utopia and radicalism and were concerned instead with realism. 572 more words
Originally published in Issue 3.
We change nouns into verbs. But they still things even when they mere words. Is that what I heard, or is that what you said? 1,490 more words
As the vexed history of race relations in the United States will attest, the concept of “blackness” and the issue of its (re)presentation through various means of cultural production is fraught with a heavy, living memory of racial violence in which the black body is reduced to inferior status–in the Eurocentric “hierarchy of being”–by dint of skin color. 991 more words