Drucilla Cornell

Drucilla Cornell is Professor of Political Science, Comparative Literature, and Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.

Reflections on 9/​11

The Other 9/11

Presentation at “The Other 9/​11,” Pace University, September 9, 2011. In my re­marks to­night, I want to re­flect on the sig­ni­fic­ance of 9/​11 for us today, and by “us” I do not simply mean the cit­izens of the United States, al­though they will be the focus of my ad­dress. Everybody throughout the world has been af­fected by the…

Revolutionary Possibility Today

Libya Prayers

I am proudly part of a gen­er­a­tion whose life was framed by a re­volu­tionary com­mit­ment to so­cialist al­tern­at­ives to cap­it­alism, which for me al­ways in­cluded struggles against ra­cial and sexist op­pres­sion. Many of my gen­er­a­tion — I was a teen­ager during the 1960s — have for­saken their rad­ical past. Book after book has come out about how many rad­icals grew up into…