My commissioned review of Prof Emer Richard Werbner’s magisterial monograph ‘Divination’s Grasp: African Encounters With The Almost Said’ (Indiana University Press, 2015) for American Ethnologist is out now.
Monthly Archives: May 2017
My review essay for Africa is a Country about two new books by and about the late Stuart Hall (1932-2014), namely Stuart Hall and Bill Shwarz’ ‘Familiar Stranger’ (Duke UP/Allen Lane, 2017) and David C. Scott’s ‘Stuart Hall’s Voice’ (Duke UP, 2017). With thanks to Sean Jacobs for the edits.
My new case summary for the Columbia Global Freedom of Expression Project – this time of the precedent-setting Norwegian Supreme Court verdict in Norwegian Prosecution Authority v. X (2012), relating to racist hate speech punishable under the then Norwegian General Penal Code Paragraph 135 (a) – now Section 185.