In this week's Amor Mundi, we discuss the permanent purgatory of refugee camps, reflect on the infantalizing notion of trigger warnings on campus, and much more.
Posted on 1 November 2015 | 8:01 pm
In our Amor Mundi, we meditate on death and the ephemeral nature of the body, investigate the inhuman nature of humanities conferences, and much more!
Posted on 18 May 2015 | 11:30 am
“Even if all criticism of Plato is right, Plato may still be better company than his critics. At any rate, we may remember what the Romans…thought a cultivated person ought to be: one who knows how to choose his company among men, among things, among thoughts, in the present as well as in the past.”…Read more Forgiving Falling Stars
Posted on 27 January 2014 | 12:54 pm
Did the Arab Spring come from nowhere, or was it preceded by modes of social and political action that might have eluded our common conceptual frames? How do ordinary people in the Middle East manage and even alter the conditions of everyday life despite the recalcitrance of authoritarian governments? These questions formed the starting point…Read more The Politics of Non-Movement
Posted on 12 February 2013 | 2:45 pm