Dos Passos’s epic trilogy still indelibly captures the United States in a moment of centrifugal chaos
Category Archive: American Studies
We still can’t stop thinking about how excited Elaine Benes would be that JFK Jr. is coming back.
We offer reading recommendations amid the banality of the forever-Pandemic.
The Left once tried to own the legacy of America’s Bicentennial, but ran into ideological and structural roadblocks all too familiar today.
Stan Thangaraj on the ways that metaphors can muddy our understanding of history and power.
Before beanie babies and Pogs, small rectangles of cardboard were the errant investments of a stratifying American society.
The pandemic might have pointed the way to a less car-centric future, Murray Browne argues, but the emotional attachment to cars remains.
As protests moved from Minneapolis through cities across the country and world, they gained what could be considered a “transitional power.”