On Tour: Algerian Actors in the United States

Photo credit Chris Van Goethem

As the actors move between the two countries and across roles of artist, cultural translator, tourist, consumer, and North African Arab citizen in the United States, precisely what constitutes the “familiar” and the “strange” – and how they are interrelated – will be continuously shifting ground. Continue reading

Ted Cruz Is the Zodiac Killer: A Contemporary Legend on Twitter

by Kristiana Willsey There’s a story circulating online that Ted Cruz is the Zodiac Killer. More accurately, there’s a story that there’s a story Ted Cruz is the Zodiac Killer—the twitter-originated conspiracy theory isn’t attached to a clear canonical narrative, … Continue reading