David Lloyd

David Lloyd is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, and a founding member of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. He has published numerous articles on Palestine and Israel, including “Settler Colonialism and the State of Exception: The Example of Israel/Palestine” in The Journal of Settler Colonial Studies and, with Malini Johar Schueller, an essay on the rationale for the academic boycott of Israel in the AAUP’s Journal of Academic Freedom. Lloyd works primarily on Irish culture and on postcolonial and cultural theory. His most recent book is Irish Culture and Colonial Modernity: The Transformation of Oral Space (Cambridge University Press, 2011). 


  • Deconstructing Zionism: A Critique

    DECONSTRUCTING ZIONISM: A Critique of Political Metaphysics, a new collection of essays by Gianni Vattimo and Michael Marder, is both timely and necessary. Over the past year, and before the recent crisis in Gaza, academic associations, student groups, religious organizations, and ...

  • What Threatens Israel Most? Democracy

    What Threatens Israel Most? Democracy

    A one-of-a-kind forum on the proposed academic boycott of Israel and the BDS movement, featuring Russell Berman, Colin Dayan, Noura Erakat, David Lloyd, David Myers, Cary Nelson, David Palumbo-Liu, and Judea Pearl....