• Pearl Harbor in Film and Myth: 79 Years Later

    Spencer Cohen inspects the construction of the Pearl Harbor mythos in the American cultural imagination.

    Love Story at 50

    Ella Taylor reminisces about the corny moments and wide impact of the top-grossing 1970 film "Love Story."

    Clue or Red Herring? How Clue Shreds the Detective Rulebook

    Milan Terlunen looks at the construction of suspense in the murder mystery genre — using a few crowd favorites.

    On Brian Dillon and Affinity

    Sophia Stewart finds wisdom in Brian Dillon's recent book "Suppose a Sentence."

    Lost in Transition: Can Inclusivity Cross a Language Barrier?

    S.A. Karpukhin explores the roadblocks and subtleties of translating pronoun preferences and transgender-inclusive language in Russian.

    Ground Gives

    Joanna Chen observes the coming winter in Dublin and contemplates a Seamus Heaney poem.