Articles of Note

Think of a big, popular history book written by a woman other than Mary Beard. How to explain this persistent gender disparity? A few theories... more »

New Books

In the humanities, it’s not contemplation but speed that seems to matter now. Fast and efficient should not be how we look at art... more »

Essays & Opinions

Freud envisioned civilization’s advances bringing not happiness but unassuaged guilt. That's one explanation for the prestige of victims in the contemporary world... more »