May 2, 2014
In With Our Eyes Wide Open: Poems of the New American Century , Eduardo Galeano’s prose poem, “The Nobodies,” calls for recognition: “The...
Art
April 7, 2014
Tammam-Azzam.jpg Artist's Introduction There is no war in Syria. There is a revolution. Art cannot save the country. Nothing can save Syria...
Art
April 1, 2014
My interest in the intersection between art and war developed out of a personal experience, which continued to shape and inform my academic...
column
March 30, 2014
Just weeks after the US invaded Iraq in March of 2003, narratives about the conflict began to flood into publishing houses. Although there...
Poetry
February 23, 2014
July 5th 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of Algeria’s independence. Albert Camus’s 100th birthday was celebrated a year later, on November...
Opinion
February 6, 2014
Sudan has been back in the headlines in recent weeks. Reports coming out of South Sudan suggest that the world’s newest state is sliding...
Opinion
January 11, 2014
As Lebanon accrues more carnage to its violent CV—most recently with the deadly bombings in downtown Beirut and the southern suburb of...
Reviews
December 13, 2013
Audiences will notice that the most striking aspect of Nagieb Khaja's new film, My Afghanistan: Life in the Forbidden Zone , is how...
Poetry
September 16, 2013
Drowning: 16 December, 1971 ‘Yahya Khan drowned the two-nation theory.’ Tikka Khan (1) , we only went looking into the water to stare at...