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…

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…