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In ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ and beyond, chess holds up a mirror...

Jenny Adams, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the closing sequence of “The Queen’s Gambit,” the chess-playing heroine, Beth Harmon, defeats her archrival Vasily Borgov at...

Uprisings after pandemics have happened before – just look at the...

Susan Wade, Keene State College As a professor of medieval Europe, I’ve taught the bubonic plague, and how it contributed to the English Peasant Revolt...

Millennial bashing in medieval times

Eric Weiskott, Boston College As a millennial and a teacher of millennials, I’m growing weary of think pieces blaming my generation for messing everything up....

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Study: Racism shortens lives and hurts health of blacks by promoting...

April Thames, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Negative social attitudes, such as racism and discrimination, damage the health...