In this guest column, the medieval historian Caroline Walker Bynum uses her recent experiences as a hospital volunteer advocate for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in New York City to meditate on the progressive politics of her younger days in the 1960s, on her current doubts about the efficacy of political action, and on the virtue of silent listening.
Caroline Walker Bynum; PART OF THE PROBLEM. Common Knowledge 1 January 2015; 21 (1): 1–4. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/0961754X-2817937
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