Feisal G. Mohamed

Feisal G. Mohamed is a professor of English at Yale University. He is the author of Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century England and the Making of the Modern Political Imaginary.
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Pandemic Files

Seven Theses on the Open-Closed Theaters

The pandemic has shuttered the theaters, but the need for live, communal experience has never been more vital
Feisal G. Mohamed
October 21, 2020
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Essays

Is This Tyranny?

I lost the right to vote and found a new understanding of America
Feisal G. Mohamed
April 1, 2020
An old document discussing impeachement

Do They Dare to Impeach?

What history tells us about the case against Trump
Feisal G. Mohamed
January 23, 2020
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Essays

What Is An Emergency?

On the southern border
Feisal G. Mohamed
January 14, 2019
Photo of book cover with author Martha Nussbaum
Books

Shipwreck with Spectator

Martha Nussbaum on Our Political Crisis
Feisal G. Mohamed
January 1, 2019
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Essays

Corporatism/Professionalism

An unnecessary distinction
Feisal G. Mohamed
July 3, 2018
A detail of a screaming face
Essays

Sensitivity/Enlightenment

A distinction
Feisal G. Mohamed
June 5, 2018
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Essays

Religion/Fundamentalism

A distinction
Feisal G. Mohamed
May 21, 2018
Flemish painting of people paying taxes
Essays

Deep Politics / Shallow Politics

Feisal G. Mohamed
May 10, 2018