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Renovating the House (and Senate…)

"One thing that sent Christine Blasey Ford to therapy in 2012 was a marital disagreement about a house renovation," writes Bonnie Honig.

A Reactionary Renaming: Stanford and English Language Politics

Stanford's recent decision to remove monuments of Spanish missionary Junipero Serra ignores the Hispanic legacy in United States history.

What’s Funny in A Farewell to Arms

Verna Kale writes on the under-appreciated comedy of Hemingway's classic, "A Farewell to Arms."

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The Zoo, Revisited

By Ian MacAllister-McDonald The second act of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo was originally a self-contained one-act called …

Literary Cookbooks: The Power of Culinary Melancholia

There came a point this winter at which I realized that I was reading more cookbooks than novels, more cookbooks …

Why Does a Historian Write a Memoir?: On Writing Adventures of a Postmodern Historian

By Robert A. Rosenstone I can’t answer the title question for the other 450 scholars in my profession — the …

“Take it Seriously”: An Interview with Ecologist and Author Daniel Botkin

By Sam Ribakoff Daniel Botkin is a world-renowned ecologist and professor emeritus at UC Santa Barbara’s school of Environmental Studies, …

Nowruz at UCLA

By Orly Minazad Tehrangeles is aflutter with the advent of the Persian New Year — Nowruz — on March 21st. …

Eating Korea: an Anthony Bourdain-Approved Search for the Culinary Soul of an Ever-Changing Country

By Colin Marshall Koreans I meet for the first time tend to draw all their questions from the same well. …

Standing with Standing Rock: Holy Holidays

The following article is the second in a five-part series about the movement at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The …