Professor Tina Campt, Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Director of the Africana Studies Program, Barnard College, New York, engages three innovative conceptual frameworks for theorizing diasporic formation that depart from traditional emphasis on mobility, resistance and expressiveness as primary idioms of black culture.
Updated on 11/15/11 at 11:20 a.m.A new study shows that Cook County’s persistent shortage of affordable rental housing has gotten even worse in recent years.For years, the constraint on affordable housing came from the overheated real estate market.
Iran’s judiciary operates as a branch of the regime’s repressive power. But its sentencing can look pretty arbitrary and negotiable. In 2006 a woman convicted of adultery was sentenced to death by stoning. After international outcry the sentence was suspended, although the charges remain.
Today we spend the hour on Iran, beginning with the courts. DePaul University’s Kaveh Eshani explains the role of the judiciary in Iranian politics. Also, an American journalist in search of his family roots provides an intimate look behind the scenes in Iran.