A conversation with scholar and political theorist George Shulman about his teaching at Gallatin, the history of the School, and the ways in which speech and political theory are forms of storytelling.
When West Africans resettle in the United States, Europe, or elsewhere, the tension disappears and they take on one identity, as Guinean, in a new foreign land. I am interested in exploring the factors that suddenly leads to unity and eventually the formation of a community in the foreign land but doesn’t seem to happen in their own home country.
“Dilma Rousseff’s public persona as head of state threatened traditional values. Thus, her impeachment was a twofold attack from the Right.”
“It is from the beginnings of Western society that we can observe a scathing remark can go unpunished so long as it is accompanied by a joke.” On Molière, satire, and power.