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
 

 

Foundations

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

 

Context

Protesting Too Much
The Trouble with Black Power Revisionism
Randall Kennedy

 

Private Life

The Jerusalem Forest
J. A. Bernstein
 

Fiction

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
 

Poems

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.