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The lessons ‘Moby-Dick’ has for a warming world of rising waters

Aaron Sachs, Cornell University As an environmental historian and scholar of the 19th century, I spend a lot of...

What makes a ‘good’ patriot? Donald Trump may be surprised by...

Stewart Clem, Aquinas Institute of Theology When President Donald Trump talks about “patriots” – and he does, a lot – he probably doesn’t have in...

‘Quarantine envy’ could finally wake people up to the deep inequalities...

Jessica Rosenfeld, Washington University in St Louis In recent months, mental health experts have been drawing attention to what they’ve dubbed “quarantine envy.” Many people, they...

How popular culture hobbles protest movements

Chauncey Maher, Dickinson College In response to the anti-racism protests that have erupted across the U.S., many Americans are saying they agree with the goals...

How Hemingway felt about fatherhood

Verna Kale, Pennsylvania State University Ernest Hemingway was affectionately called “Papa,” but what kind of dad was he? In my role as Associate Editor of the...

How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities...

Kathryn McKinley, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The coronavirus can infect anyone, but recent reporting has shown your socioeconomic status can play a big role,...

Perfection comes at a price in latest adaptation of Austen’s ‘Emma’

Inger S. B. Brodey, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The latest film adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic “Emma” is a visual feast of...

What ‘Walden’ can tell us about social distancing and focusing on...

Robert M. Thorson, University of Connecticut Seeking to bend the coronavirus curve, governors and mayors have told millions of Americans to stay home. If you’re...

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