Mindy Kaling’s new Netflix series raises a vexing question: even if we agree that representation matters, what counts as good representation?
The pandemic wanes, the world begins to reopen — but in December 1918, was a second wave about to hit?
Churches, flu masks, theatrical fare, and some hungry Fresnans. How does the crisis finally unwind?
Amid the COVID crisis, museums are being reinvented online in ways that harken back to past ways of representing the natural world.
Fresnans impatiently wait to reopen their city. But has the flu been thwarted?
The people of Fresno try to figure out how to celebrate the end of the Great War — without reviving the flu epidemic.
Why do we talk about “reopening” the economy, as if it were a bodega or a Bennigan’s? Americans trip over political metaphors yet again.
The question, Milanich argues, is not “Who is the father?” but rather, “Who do we want him to be?”