Month: February 2011

Through the Lens: The Wisconsin Protests in Photos

As we enter the second week of protests, it seems a good time to look back and gain some perspective on the people, places and moments which have placed Wisconsin in the national and international spotlight.


Public Protest and Public Screens

I’m reminded of an argument made by rhetoric scholars Kevin DeLuca and Jennifer Peeples that we need to rethink the notion of the public sphere because so much of our democratic enactments happen not in a sphere, but on what they call the “public screen.”


Egypt, why?

Real life doesn’t always have a proper narrative, at least while it’s in the process of composing itself.