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Short Story Month recommendations: DIFFICULT WOMEN

Roxane Gay has made an indelible mark on American literature in a few short years. She debuted in 2011 with Ayiti, a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about Haiti. 109 more words

Book Reviews

Immersive Storytelling

Saw this article come through from the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research and thought how wonderful this would be if we pull historians together with other humanities folks (literature, music, the fine arts) and public history staff to build online experiences of historic sites here in Kentucky. 35 more words

Spotlight

Public Talks in Sydney

It is nearly time for Vivid Sydney, and I thought in light of that I’d share some of my thoughts on the current state of public talks and events in the city. 545 more words

Ideas

Golfing Ain't No Thang & the Dis-Intellectualization of American Conservatism (TLDR: Laura Ingraham Sucks in a Non-Unique Way) - Episode 32

Sean is tired of the chatter about presidential golfing. Think for a second, #resistance sympathizers: do you really want Trump to spend MORE time in the Oval Office?? 44 more words

Podcast

Camille Paglia on patriarchy

Camille Anna Paglia (born April 2, 1947) is an American academic and social critic. Paglia has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1984. 73 more words

Quotations

On the Role of the Public Intellectual in Guiding Away from Populism

Allow me to expand upon the subject of Mr William Kristol, whom I mentioned last week. There’s an interesting discussion to be had in defining the role of the public intellectual in modernity. 1,541 more words

Politics