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    How Lewis Carroll Challenged White Supremacy

    "[Alice] and her strange companions do not represent the 'barbarous' stages of development that Descent, like many works of its time, linked to nonwhite peoples."

    We Live Once and Never Better: A Conversation with Cynthia Ozick

    Austin Adams talks with prolific author and theorist Cynthia Ozick about aging, wisening, and her book "Antiquities."

    Reflections on the Mirror Stage

    Hollis Robbins reflects on the uses of the college admissions essay, and what it says about young applicants.

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    The Grandma from Minari Was a Grindhouse Femme Fatale: Kim Ki-young’s The Insect Woman (1972)

    "In the Korean entertainment industry, quite unlike the American one, appearing in commercials is the surest sign of having made it."

    If Ever There Was a Time for Microfinance: Talking to Ira W. Lieberman

    Andy Fitch talks with Ira W. Lieberman about the challenges COVID-19 has placed on burgeoning microfinance initiatives around the globe.

    “I’m everywhere, but I’m particles”: Kate Durbin on Hoarders

    JoAnna Novak talks with Kate Durbin about reality TV's portrayal of real life, and portrayals of reality TV in literature.

    Anti-Asian Violence: Where Do the East Asian and SWANA Communities Go from Here?

    Yunus Kovankaya writes about the complex interrelations between Asian and SWANA groups in the US and imperative of unity.

    Purpose and Profit: Talking to Jacqueline Novogratz

    Andy Fitch talks with Jacqueline Novogratz about how to better leverage investment capital for a moral purpose.

    How Lewis Carroll Challenged White Supremacy

    "[Alice] and her strange companions do not represent the 'barbarous' stages of development that Descent, like many works of its time, linked to nonwhite peoples."

    Pandemic Story Time

    Julia Walton reflects on the books that got her young family through the COVID-19 tedium.