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Politics

On Richard Twiss: A Tribute

February 17th, 2013|

"Richard’s vision for decolonization extended to all peoples. He challenged Christian evangelical treatment of Palestinian peoples on the Trinity Broadcast Network (and was not invited back). He worked ceaselessly to build alliances with all peoples impacted by white supremacy and colonialism."

On the Disciplining of Grief: The Affective Aftermath of Newtown

December 20th, 2012|

"Can we come to face ourselves in others and others in ourselves? Let us work to grieve in ways that won’t solidify exclusions on which violent tragedies rely in the first place."

A Graduate Student’s Top Five Picks: Joseph N. Goh

December 9th, 2012|

"Postcolonial critiques and recastings of theological themes are not theologoumenonic fads, but critiques and transformations of colonising methodologies and epistemologies in theology . . ."

Hip-Hop and Justice Making: 10 Picks from an Artist

November 26th, 2012|

"I purposefully selected songs from artists who are either fairly well-known or bona fide superstars to show that the hip-hop community has potential to use art responsibly to speak out against social ills, potential even for those from whom we least expect a justice-oriented voice."

A Graduate Student’s Top Five Picks: Joshua B. Bennett

November 17th, 2012|

"What constitutes a livable, grievable life? What does it mean to be alive? For those of us who have, historically, had a fraught relationship to and with the land, with animals, with machines, how do we write about this thing called Nature? How do we love it?"

Presidential Election Time: Disenfranchising the Margins in a Democratic Moment

November 6th, 2012|

"The ravages of Hurricane Sandy brought this to the fore. Could a national election be put on hold to ensure the participation of millions of civilians impacted? The politically agile did jump on the occasion to cash-in on this."

Race is Religion in U.S. Electoral Politics

November 6th, 2012|

"Regardless of who wins the election, we’ve seen and will continue to experience how race is religion and both are malleable given the exigencies of U.S. politics in the 21st century. Malleable by whom?"