Arisa Loomba

Is ‘bitch’ specifically offensive to women?

On Friday 20th October, Labour MP Clive Lewis used the phrase ‘Get on your knees, bitch!’ at a Labour Party Fringe Conference, directed at the male actor, Sam Swann, leading to outrage. Fellow Labour MP Stella Creasy condemned Lewis’s words as it ‘reinforces menace that men have the physical power...
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Posted Nov. 25, 2017

Charities begin preparations to support Leamington’s homeless

Charities across Leamington are beginning to stock up on Winter provisions this month in an attempt to offer support to the homeless population within Leamington. To support those in need during the winter nights, Warwick District Council have a variety of local support centers and charities. The Leamington Winter Support...
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Posted Nov. 11, 2017

Why Postmodernism still has a lot to contribute to academia

My friends hate me for bringing up the word ‘postmodernism’ in every conversation. I’m exactly what you would describe as a staunch postmodernist; annoyingly pretentious, convinced that others only disagree with me because they don’t understand what I’m talking about. Is postmodernism a pointless conversation, intellectual merely for the sake...
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Posted Oct. 22, 2017