Israeli universities lend support to Gaza massacre

  Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Fri, 07/25/2014 – 13:10 Two leading Israeli academic institutions are offering strong support for Israel’s ongoing massacre in Gaza. Tel Aviv University is giving students who serve in the attack on Gaza one year of free tuition. “Tel Aviv University embraces and supports all the security forces who are working to restore quiet and

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‘A level of racist violence I have never seen’

UCLA professor Robin D. G. Kelley on Palestine and the BDS movement Alex Kane on February 16, 2012   If there’s one thing the Palestine solidarity movement and Israel lobbyists can agree on, it’s this: American college campuses remain a potent battleground when it comes to the politics of Israel/Palestine. One group, the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott

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Egypt solidarity activists link up with Palestine protests

An incredible 30,000 anti-war protesters took to the streets on Sunday in Vienna in the face of Israel’s latest barbarous aggression against the people of Gaza. It has been the biggest peace demonstration since the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan ten years ago. People from Austria, Turkey, Palestine, Syria, Egypt and many more demanded justice for the Palestinians and an

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Thank you, Sinéad O’Connor, for boycotting Israel

David Cronin on Fri, 07/25/2014 I vividly recall the first time I saw  live. She looked shy and fragile as she walked onstage. And then she began her song “Troy,” whispering to us one second; screaming at us the next. It was enchanting and haunting. That was 26 years ago. Ever since then, I’ve admired O’Connor as a woman of talent

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Intra- and Interlingual Translation in Blackamerican Muslim Hip Hop

Sara Hakeem Grewal From: African American Review 
Volume 46, Number 1, Spring 2013 
pp. 37-54 | 10.1353/afa.2013.0023   Abstract: This article examines three main aspects of translation in the hip hop of Blackamerican Muslim hip-hop artists Mos Def and Lupe Fiasco: first, translation between Hip Hop Nation Language (HHNL) and a high register of White Mainstream English (WME) termed “academic

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USACBI Congratulates and Thanks the Critical Ethnic Studies Association and the African Literature Association for Endorsing the Academic Boycott of Israel!

The US Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) congratulates both the Critical Ethnic Studies Association (CESA) and the African Literature Association (ALA) following their recent, respective announcements to heed the call from Palestinian civil society and endorse the academic boycott of Israel. As Palestinians residing in Gaza are faced with yet another brutal Israeli war that has

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Géopolitique de la traduction

Interview with Gisèle Sapiro (in French) par Lucie Campos , le 14 juillet Alors que les marchés éditoriaux s’internationalisent, la sociologie s’intéresse à la traduction des sciences humaines et sociales. Gisèle Sapiro montre les effets du croisement entre les champs académiques et éditoriaux sur les pratiques de traduction. Directrice du Centre européen de sociologie et de science politique, Gisèle Sapiro a dirigé les

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