In 1946 Albert Camus traveled to South America. During this journey, he took random notes published posthumously, in which he produced irregular (and sometimes brutal) remarks on both cities visited and on persons he met.
The New Criterion and the National Association of Scholars are at it again.
One week after the bombings in Boston and I still feel the urge to write about this so much.
Some responses, hastily and inconsiderately set down.
Two summers ago, my family and I decided to spend an afternoon at Lisbon's Jardim Zoológico. Or perhaps it's more accurate to say that our eldest daughter made the decision to go and wouldn't relent until we took her there.
This post could also be called: Walter Benjamin in the Age of Me Noodling Around with Small Data.
Zviad K. Gamsakhurdia wrote his work “Dilemma for Humanity” just before his imprisonment in 1977.
Arabic poetics - the theories of criticism of poetry and eloquence in classical (mediaeval) Arabic scholarship - has a great deal to offer the contemporary reader and critic. This post is an iterative and discursive bibliography,
No, she insisted, she could never go back to Zanesville. Of course, she would continue to visit her hometown but she would not live there again. My student’s words were adamant but her voice broke with undisguised sadness.
In its March 2013 issue, The Atlantic ran a tersely titled article, “Anthropology, Inc.” The author, Graeme Wood, spoke about a market research company (ReD) that was hiring anthropology PhDs to use their training in social science field work to dreg up data closer to home—in fact, in the home itself.