Mehnaaz Momen is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at Texas A&M International University. Her book The Paradox of Citizenship in the American Polity: Ideals and Reality, and her next book, Political Satire, Postmodern Reality, and the Trump Presidency: Who Are We Laughing At?, will appear in December 2018.
Articles by this author
Saturday, December 01, 2018
The Missing Piece in the Gun Violence Discourse: The Porous Border Between Republic and Empire
There are multiple archives which record gun violence in America diligently and report that every day ninety-six Americans die of gunshot wounds . While mourning and praying and even seething over our impotence at bringing about any change in our gun control laws, we focus on tangible factors such...
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Culture of Immunity: The Death of a Bangladeshi Writer and the Complicity of the Democratic System
A pair of glasses, a pen, and blood and brains surround the limp lifeless body of Abhijit Roy, clad in a red Punjabi, the body of the curious and courageous mind attacked and hacked, left for dead in front of spectators and police, none of whom came to his rescue while he along with his wife was...