Postcolonial Theory

Reframing The Adwa Victory As A Decolonizing Praxis – Discourse Around Colonization In The Ethiopian Context, Part 1 (Rode Molla)

The following is the first installment of a two-part series. White-Painted Ethiopia Bodies In 1896 Ethiopians defeated the Italian military and defended their border. That made Ethiopia the only black nation that defended its border in the era of colonization.[1] However, protecting their land/border was not enough for Ethiopians to be a free nation. Their […]


Review – What is Real? (Filippo Pietrogrande)

Giorgio Agamben. What is Real? Trans. Lorenzo Chiesa. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 88 pages. ISBN: 978-1-5036-0737-8 Every mysterious disappearance assumes mythical tones, the subsequent fate of the missing person remaining indefinitely suspended when concrete and sufficient information is lacking: perhaps a second life somewhere far away, under an identity as new as false, as […]

Political Philosophy

To Not Lose Sight Of The Good – Notes On The Zapatismo Ethic, Part 1 (Matt Rosen)

The following is the first of a two-part series. On the first of January 1994, as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (Zapatista Army of National Liberation, or EZLN) declared war on the Mexican government from the Lacandon Jungle, in the southernmost Mexican state of […]

Aesthetics Catholicism

Horror Fiction And Catholic Theology – A Rhetorical Synthesis, Part 2 (Gavin Hurley)

The following is the second of a two-part-series. The first can be read here. What specifically sets horror apart from other genres such as fantasy and science fiction? The distinction can be distilled down to the genre’s affect of fear. As already established, horror is distinctive from other genres in that it fosters a feeling […]