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2009

Fence
November 11, 2009

Given the power of images to create meaning and expose and hide multiple realities, they can be important pedagogical tools for...

Rosie the Riveter - "We can do it!"
September 9, 2009

Concern for human rights continues today to function as a master narrative of U.S. imperial tendencies.

August 11, 2009

“What threatens us right now is probably what we may call over-communication—the tendency to know exactly in one point of the world...

July 30, 2009

The rising global imaginary finds its articulation not only in the ideological claims of political leaders and business elites who...

library stacks
July 13, 2009

No matter how it is defined – and we have some faculty who deny its existence – globalization must be considered one of the...

June 26, 2009

The myths of modernity and rebirth drape the image and reputation of Beirut as a place of desire where the fantasy of consumption,...

May 15, 2009

At this rhetoric’s core, a supposed new hyper-competitive reality (“globalization”) makes these cities easily discardable as places...

March 9, 2009

Many students of global studies are interested in global human rights, especially economic rights, and they often oppose...

February 17, 2009

I believe that the study of human rights should go well beyond the category of the law and should incorporate questions about how...

January 13, 2009

Both in the U.S. and abroad, there exists a political movement in support of education reforms based on the logic of the market...