Is neoliberalism ruining our universities?

Truthout has published an excerpt from my co-authored book with Jeffrey Di Leo, Sophia McClennen, and Kenneth Saltman: Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues. Check out Twelve Theses on Education’s Future in the Age of Neoliberalism and Terrorism.

Book cover!

Routledge has designed the book cover for The Routledge Companion to Human Rights and Literature.

Does our nation need satire to survive?

Is Satire Saving our Nation?

My new book–co-written with Remy Maisel –will be out on October 30. Is satire saving our nation? Does our democracy depend on it? Or is satire destroying our faith in the political process? Pre-order to make sure you have a copy in time for the mid-term elections!

Ideas of the Decade

My contribution to the The 2014 – 2015 Report on the State of the Discipline of Comparative Literature published by American Comparative Literature Association has just been released: “;Ideas of the Decade: Human Rights.”

Academe Reviews My New Co-Authored Book

Check out the review of Neoliberalism, Terrrorism, Education in Academe.

2013 Peace Perspectives Lecture

McClennen delivers the 2013 Peace Perspectives Lecture at the University of Missouri as part of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Speaker Series.  Details on the event here.

New Book Contract!

Sophia McClennen and Remy Maisel have just received a book contract from Palgrave to write a new book: Is Satire Saving Our Nation? Mockery and American Politics. More details on its release soon.

WPSU Reviews Colbert’s America

Daniel Mallinson reviews Colbert’s America: Satire and Democracy for WPSU, our local NPR affiliate. Listen in here.

Human Rights and Literature

Alexandra  Schultheis Moore and I have just received a contract to edit the Routledge Companion to Human Rights and Literature.  The volume will have approximately 50 essays and will be framed as a must-have volume for those interested in the field.  See other volumes in the series here.

Is Colbert saving US democracy?

Listen to this interview with Eleanor Hall from ABC News (AU) on Colbert’s America and US democracy.