March/April 2015

France After Charlie Hebdo

John R. Bowen

With responses from Arthur Goldhammer, Didier Fassin, Joan Wallach Scott, Haroon Moghul, Mayanthi L. Fernando, Joseph Massad, David D. Laitin, Michèle Lamont and Nicolas Duvoux, and Maleiha Malik.



Editors' Note

Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen



State of the Nation: Offensive Lobbying
Lee Drutman
Dispatch: Paradise
Matthew Fishbane
Made in America: Censor This
Claude S. Fischer
Wonders: Getting Personal
Anne Fausto-Sterling

Wounded Women
Jessa Crispin



Protesting Too Much
The Trouble with Black Power Revisionism
Randall Kennedy


Private Life

The Jerusalem Forest
J. A. Bernstein


At the Birthplace of Sound
Akil Kumarasamy

Books & Ideas

The End
The Politics of American Apocalypse
Meghan O'Gieblyn
Dead Man Talking
Brazil's Spiritists Redefine Religion
Laura Premack

On Poetry

Poet's Sampler
Damian Rogers introduced by Hoa Nguyen
Unruly Thoughts
Kimiko Hahn's Brain Fever
Benjamin Landry

On Film

The Ugly Truth
Ava DuVernay's Selma
Alan A. Stone


from The Enmeshments
Jorie Graham
When Tony Hoagland Says My Maternal Instincts Are Impressive
Jenny Browne
Girl with Ox
Paula Bohince
Two Poems  
Yusef Komunyakaa
The Server
Justin Phillip Reed
How to Bring Your Children to America
Hafizah Geter
Building a Joke
David Hernandez
Republic of Mine
John Fenlon Hogan
All articles from the issue will appear online.