Nafisa Tanjeem

Nafisa Tanjeem

Nafisa Tanjeem is an Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Gender, Race, and Sexuality Studies at Lesley University.

Articles by this author

"One of the increasingly popular survival mechanisms for struggling universities is to succumb to the eLearning market," write Tanjeem and Illuzzi. (Photo: iStock/Getty Images) Views
Friday, August 07, 2020
How COVID-19 Is Normalizing an eLearning-Industrial-Complex in US Higher Education
In an Intercept piece earlier this year, Naomi Klein uses the term “coronavirus capitalism” to describe how the cataclysmic global Covid-19 pandemic is normalizing oppressive, capitalist practices that were previously unthinkable. She explains the way predatory ideas and practices of the government...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) wears a face mask to protect herself from the coronavirus during a press conference in the Corona neighborhood of Queens on April 14, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Eclipsed Race and Class? Calling AOC a 'B*tch' Is Not Just About Sexism
In response to Congressman Ted Yoho's horrible sexist abuse, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) offered a powerful critique of the culture of misogyny, impunity, and dehumanization of women in a passionate speech on the House floor last Thursday. Using the same brush to paint...
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International travelers leave the Customs and Immigration area of Dulles International Airport (IAD) June 29, 2017, outside Washington, D.C., in Dulles, Virginia. (Photo: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Despite Trump Reversal on Visas, Struggles of International Students Haven't Ended
In an unprecedently swift immigration policy reversal, the Trump administration was forced to rescind the policy that barred international students taking online-only classes from staying in the United States. As a former international student and an immigrant faculty of color at a U.S. university...
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