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‘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...

Emily Dickinson is the unlikely hero of our time

Matthew Redmond, Stanford University Since her death in 1886, Emily Dickinson has haunted us in many forms. She has been the precocious “little dead girl” admired...

Brewing Mesopotamian beer brings a sip of this vibrant ancient drinking...

Tate Paulette, North Carolina State University It’s been about five months since I set foot in a bar. Like many of you navigating life in...

Langston Hughes – domestic pariah, international superstar

Jason Miller, North Carolina State University A leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, the inspiration behind Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” and...

In dandelions and fireflies, artists try to make sense of climate...

Kate Flint, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Climate change is real, it’s accelerating and it’s terrifying. We are...

In the 1600s Hester Pulter wondered, ‘Why must I forever be...

Samantha Snively, University of California, Davis In 1996, a graduate student named Mark Robson was creating a digital catalog of the University of Leeds’ Brotherton...

Should we scoff at the idea of love at first sight?

James Kuzner, Brown University For a lecture course I teach at Brown University called “Love Stories,” we begin at the beginning, with love at first...

A history of loneliness

Amelia S. Worsley, Amherst College Is loneliness our modern malaise? Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years...

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Very good dogs don’t necessarily make very good co-workers

Jessica Myrick, Pennsylvania State University Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are working from home in close proximity to our human children or...