Buffalo Bill — A Truth-Bending Showman for Our Times?

By Jeffrey Wasserstrom (co-founder of UCI’s Forum for the Academy and the Public) for the Provocations series, in conjunction with UCI’s “The Future of …

Asking for a Friend: How Do I Break Up With a Bad BFF?

For a little unprofessional advice in these uncertain times, send your questions to our anonymous portal. We want it all, …

Tomorrow Belongs to Those Who Can Hear It Coming, Is Seu Jorge Listening?

By Matthew Stevens On a windy night in December, Brazilian singer-songwriter and actor Seu Jorge played the last of three …

Feminism in China and the Wandering Life: An Interview with Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

It has now been about half a year since Maura Cunningham started a new position with the Association for Asian …

A Modest Political Proposal

By Peter Lunenfeld The political arithmetic of the 2016 presidential election is not looking good for the losers. New York, Philadelphia, Boston, …

’twas

By Joshua Baldwin 1. It rained in Los Angeles the night of December 23. At the crowded airport terminal bar, …

Our Monsters Are Like Us: An Interview with Abdellah Taïa

Abdellah Taïa was born in a public library and grew up in Salé, the poorer, twin city that sits across …