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March/April 2015

John Bowen leads a forum on France After Charlie Hebdo. Arthur Goldhammer, Joan Wallach Scott, Haroon Moghul, and others respond. Jessa Crispin writes on the incorporation of victimhood into women’s identities; Randall Kennedy warns against the legacy of black power revisionism; Claude Fischer on political correctness. Plus, new poems by Jorie Graham and Yusef Komunyakaa.

 

Forum 

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

Dispatch: Paradise
Matthew Fishbane
Made in America: Censor This
Claude S. Fischer
Wonders: Getting Personal

Anne Fausto-Sterling

Wounded Women
Jessa Crispin

Context

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
Cold Comfort: New books by Robin Clarke, Page Hill Starzinger, and Harmony Holiday
Natalie Shapero

Microreviews

Rob Schlegel’s January Machine,
Jeff Alessandrelli
C.A. Conrad’s Ecodeviance: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness
Charles Legere
TJ Jarrett’s Zion
Heather Treseler
Olena Kalytiak Davis’s The Poem She Didn’t Write and Other Poems
Jeanine Deibel
Sandra Lim’s The Wilderness.
Krystal Languell

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
 
 
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