David Palumbo-liu, Advisory Board
David Palumbo-Liu is the Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor and Professor of Comparative Literature at Stanford University. His work focuses on human rights, race and ethnicity, social and cultural criticism, and the specific role that literature and the humanities play in helping to address each of these areas. Palumbo-Liu is the founding editor of the e-journal Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities. His current book project, “Speaking Out of Place,” is a consideration of the idea of political voice. Palumbo-Liu’s writings have appeared in The Washington Post, The Nation, Jacobin, Truthout, The Boston Review, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Vox, Salon, AlterNet, and The Hill, among other venues.