The aim of the essay is to answer the following question: How is the violence of protests and uprisings mediated and what is erased in these mediations? In examining this question, you can use a historical or contemporary example.

These books/articles can be used as sources: (Please note that most of the books were written by my professors which will be grading my essay, any sign of plagirism at all will be noticed)
– Rajvi Desai. 2020. “In Shaheen Bagh, Muslim Women Redefine Carework as Resistance”. The Swaddle. https://theswaddle.com/in-shaheen-bagh-muslim-women-redefine-carework-as- resistance/
– Dionne Brand. 2020. “Dionne Brand: On narrative, reckoning and the calculus of living and dying”. Toronto Star. https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/books/2020/07/04/dionne-brand- on-narrative-reckoning-and-the-calculus-of-living-and-dying.html
– Maya Mikdashi. 2014. Moral Panics, Sex Panics and the Production of A Lebanese Nation. Jadaliyya. Feb 22, 2014 https://www.jadaliyya.com/Details/30261
– Yasmin Gunaratnam – http://www.case-stories.org/
– Alison Howell. 2018. Forget “militarization”: race, disability and the “martial politics” of the police and of the university, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 20:2, 117-136,
– Mariame Kaba. 2020. “Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police”. June 12 2020.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/12/opinion/sunday/floyd-abolish-defund-police.html
– Jin Haritaworn. 2008. “Loyal Repetitions of the Nation: Gay Assimilation and the ‘War on Terror’”. Dark Matter. 2 May 2008. http://www.darkmatter101.org/site/2008/05/02/loyal– repetitions-of-the-nation-gay-assimilation-and-the-war-on-terror/
– Swati Parashar.2013. “What wars and ‘war bodies’ know about international relations”. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 26:4, 615-630
– Amina Mama and Margo Okazawa-Rey. 2012. “Militarism, Conflict and Women’s Activism in the Global Era: Challenges and Prospects for Women in Three West African Contexts.” Feminist Review, no. 101, 2012, pp. 97–123
– Rachel Shabi. 2015. “How Hollywood helped sanitise the ‘war on terror’”. Al Jazeera. https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2015/07/hollywood-helped-sanitise-war-terror-top- gun-150705071807698.html
– Video: Eyal Weizman. 2014. “Israel: The architecture of violence”. Al Jazeera: Rebel Architecture. (25 minutes) https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/rebelarchitecture/2014/06/architecture-violence- 2014629113556647744.html
– Talal Asad. 2007. “Chapter Three: Horror at Suicide Terrorism” in On Suicide Bombing. New York: Columbia University Press, page 65-92
– Sara Ahmed. 2014. “Selfcare as Warfare”. Feminist Killjoys. August 25, 2014. https://feministkilljoys.com/2014/08/25/selfcare-as-warfare/
– Akanksha Mehta. 2019. “Teaching Gender, Race, Sexuality: Reflections on Feminist Pedagogy”. Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research Vol. 5 No. 1 (2019): pp. 23- 30. https://kohljournal.press/reflections-feminist-pedagogy
– Charles Tilly, 2003. The Politics of Collective Violence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-25 (“Varieties of Violence”) and 55-80 (Trends, Variations, and Explanations”).

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