Articles of Note

More than a scientific concept, the Anthropocene is an all-encompassing idea fraught with political, ethical, and aesthetic implications... more »

New Books

For men in ancient Greece, the gymnasium was a place to pursue physical and intellectual excellence. Also sex. Homosexuality shaped gym culture... more »

Essays & Opinions

We don't look to poems for factual truths. Poetry is truest when it attends to something beyond facts: the education of our emotions... more »