Archive for: Nadim Damluji

Can The Subaltern Draw?: Waiting For Nabil Fawzi

Where was the Syrian version of Astro Boy hiding? Why doesn’t the Arab World have a Superman?

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Made For You and Me: Localizing Disney’s Imperialism for an Egyptian Audience

  I would be hard pressed to pick a better mascot for the United States as an imperial hegemon than Mickey Mouse. In Egypt — as with most of the “developing world” — Mr. Mouse is ubiquitous: you can see his big round eyes staring at you on the side of taxi cabs, through the glass […]

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