Cynthia Weber is an American academic and Professor of International Relations at Sussex University. She also works as a documentary filmmaker, and is the author of ‘I am an American’: Filming the Fear of Difference.
Brexit, racial and religious hate crimes and homo-, bi- and trans*phobia – why they are all linked
It’s time to get over our surprise and get on with this difficult work.
Figuring (out) Omar Mateen
Mateen killed 49 people, wounding 53 others, in a mass shooting at the Pulse gay bar in Orlando, Florida, before...
Uniting States of Americans: Are we the 99%?
Internationally, we should all be concerned by how the unifying discourse of the 99% occludes important differences...
Uniting States of Americans: We are the 99%!
A year ago this month, 'the 99%' changed the discourse of US politics. But did this call to action for 'American...
‘I am an American’: living September 11, 2001, ten years on
An American professor of international relations who is also a documentary film-maker invites us to share in her...
Define ‘Meltable’ American
The legalisation of same sex marriage in New York and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’s...