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White Travel Writers, Please Stop Saying You Fell in Love with a Country Full of Brown People

Rosalie Metro considers the historical connotation of travel writers saying they "fell in love" with a country.

How the Exodus Really Happened, According to a New Theory by Israel Knohl

Randy Rosenthal describes Israel Knohl's theory about the true story of the Exodus, described in his forthcoming book.

Dancing with Chains

Hollis Robbins discusses Chinese scholarship of American literature.

Recent Posts

Between Outrage and Hilarity: William Luuvas’s Welcome to Saint Angel

Peter Clothier reviews "Welcome to Saint Angel" by William Luvaas.

“Smells Like Work”: Examining Employment in Charles Bukowski and Hunter S. Thompson

Apoorva Tadepalli examines the depiction of and disregard for employment in the work of Charles Bukowski and Hunter S. Thompson.

Help Combat Discrimination by Understanding the Origins of African American English

Dr. Viorica Marian describes the history of African American English, and considers the powerful symbolism of the use of Xhosa in "Black Panther."

Who Am I to Judge?

Sebastian Stockman recounts his harrowing experience as a judge for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award.

Limited Too: Madeline Kuzak’s Solo Exhibition at in lieu Gallery

Maia Asshaq visits Madeline Kuzak's solo exhibition "Limited Too" at in lieu gallery.

Art Inside: Dear Alice

For her latest "Art Inside" essay, Annie Buckley commemorates her late mother, Alice, and the power of art.


Tara Ison gets stuck in a haboob in Arizona, and reflects on a lifetime of dangerous road trips.