February 19, 2018
A Conversation with Alden Young, Zachary Mondesire, Richard Itaman, Holly Stephens, Tinashe Nyamunda, and Maria Dyveke Styve
“Transforming Sudan: Decolonisation, Economic Development and State Formation” (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
October 25, 2017
An interview with Keren Weitzberg, conducted and transcribed by Celina de Sá
“Is ethnicity really the primary rubric through which we should be looking at East African societies?...”
October 7, 2017
“There’s a difference between developing a language of freedom and developing a desire for it...”
September 21, 2017
When will our revolution begin?
July 22, 2017
Despite most economists’ emphasis on the significance of the individual, Jay-Z knows that the family is the basic unit of capital accumulation...
April 24, 2017
Drake is more dangerous than Kendrick...
April 21, 2017
A Conversation with Subah Dayal, Wendell Marsh, Keren Weitzberg, and Alden Young
The first step in moving beyond the boundaries of area studies is to take seriously the scholarship of those areas that we want to study...
April 20, 2017
In order to gain political purchase on the insurgent work of contemporary trap...
February 20, 2017
At the same time as he grapples with the witness/actor dichotomy, Baldwin also seems to be caught up in something of the Benjaminian chiasmus...
Cypher on “Transforming Sudan”
“We Do Not Have Borders”
“Scenes at 20”: Theses on Hartman
“Rich Dad, Poor Dad”; or, the Political Economy of Jay-Z
“It’s a Habibi’s ting, ya?”: Empire and Nostalgia, Drake and Kendrick Lamar
Cypher on the Future of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African/a Studies
Werking The Black Underground: On the Insurgent Politics of the “Ho”
The Martyr’s Shuffle and Other Thoughts on “I Am Not Your Negro”
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