Hakim Abderrezak discusses coverage of recent Mediterranean Sea crossings to interrogate the terminology individuals and scholars use to examine this human tragedy.
Naghmeh Sohrabi illuminates the small-scale experiences that together—and after the fact—came to define Iranian “revolutionary experience.”
Robert F. Reid-Pharr is mapping the contradictions that underwrote the celebrity of writer and activist James Baldwin.
Nathalie Peutz and Steven Serels consider the humanitarian crisis and the pandemic in Yemen, where over half the population faces acute food shortages, fears of mass displacement are growing, and armed conflict intensifies.
Anna Webber argues that jazz’s composer–performers thus occupy a unique and privileged position: they may create the ideal vessels for their own improvisation, composing shapes that most perfectly incorporate their priorities and desires as performers.
Nandini Pandey says that Rome recognized the pragmatic political and economic benefits of including and advancing constituent people regardless of race.
Nathalie Peutz is a cultural anthropologist who has conducted wide-ranging, ethnographic research in Yemen, Djibouti, and Somaliland.
Alec MacGillis takes on one of the forces he says is driving a waxing social divergence in America: Amazon.
Tony Cokes discusses the text-animated artworks he’s been creating over the past decade.
Philippe Schmitters explicates the most distinctive aspect of contemporary European integration: its commitment and practice of peaceful, negotiated transformation.