Charlie Bertsch is Co-Editor-in-Chief at Souciant. He was Music Editor at Tikkun and ZEEK and has also written about culture and politics for The Oxford American, New Times, and the pioneering internet magazine Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life, which he helped to found back in 1992. He has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Arizona and Arizona State University.
Abstract: | | "Tucson"
In the wake of the horrific shootings on January... Read More →
Adrienne Day is a writer, editor and proud Greenwich Village native. Day worked as an editor at Entertainment Weekly and Spin magazines, and has written for the New York Times, New York magazine, Wired, the Village Voice and City Limits, among other outlets.
Abstract: | | "Occupy Greenwich Village"
As the fight over Zuccotti Park rages on, the idea of who "occupies" urban space hasn't been so hotly contested since the publication of Jane Jacobs' The Death and Life of Great... Read More →
Stephen Duncombe is a professor at New York University and author and editor of six books, including Notes From Underground: Zines and the Politics of Underground Culture, Dream: Re-Imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy and, most recently, White Riot: Punk Rock and the Politics of Race. Duncombe is a life-long political activist, and presently co-director of the Center for Artistic Activism.
Noriko Manabe is an Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at Princeton University. Her publications on Japanese rap, ringtones, and Cuban music have appeared in Ethnomusicology, Asian Music, and Latin American Music Review. She has forthcoming articles on Japanese DJs in Popular Music and on online radio in the Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music.
Abstract: | | "Music and Musicians in the Post-Fukushima Era"
The historic earthquake and tsunami of March 2011 in Japan has provided... Read More →