In the inaugural periodical issue of Electra Street, we feature:

  • Editors’ Introduction [Download PDF here]
  • “Macbeth: The Tragedy We Have, the Tragedy We Need,” an essay by Catharine R. Stimpson with artwork by Lan Duong
  • “HEARTPIECE in Mongolia,” an essay by Michael Littig and Kevin Riordan
  • “An Inside Job? Revisiting Disciplinary Conceptions of ‘Native’ Anthropology,” an essay by Ankhi Thakurta
  • “Arab Crossroads Studies at NYU Abu Dhabi: A Regional Perspective,” an essay by Justin Stearns
  • “Egypt Everyday: The Photographs of Yasser Alwan – A Public Conversation,” an interview with photographer Yasser Alwan conducted by Shamoon Zamir [Click here for bonus content]
  • “Every Body is Marked,” fiction by Joey Bui
  • Poems by Sachi Leith
  • “My Sister the Lifeguard,” fiction by Jennifer Acker
  • “Metaethics,” an essay by Matthew Silverstein
  • “Traveling through the GNU,” an essay by Nathalie Peutz
  • Artwork and photographs by Liza Tait-Bailey, James Hunt, Anna Ivanova Kukova, Caroline Mobena, Khadija Toor, and Agustina Zegers.


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