Mexico City: Place and Metaphor

A panel of authors who live in Mexico City share their understandings of this complex and often surprising mega-urban maze. What secrets lie in the hearts of its various… More

Africa in Two Acts (video)

Africa stepped into the spotlight for this two-part event designed to reveal hidden literary and political realities. More

Who Owns the Mind?

We are told that NSA surveillance has helped foil terrorist plots, but at what cost are these unknown successes? Are there any benefits to government surveillance? What repercussions are… More

“Bad Women”: When Women Break the Rules

What is a “bad” woman? What is the role of a “bad woman” in historical narratives, national histories, and familial stories? How can stories of sex and desire shift… More

Live Stream: They’re Watching Us: So What?

Is the same surveillance that is meant to protect us from danger also harming us? Are the NSA programs Edward Snowden has revealed inhibiting the way we think, speak,… More

Live Stream: They’re Watching Us: So What?

Is the same surveillance that is meant to protect us from danger also harming us? Are the NSA programs Edward Snowden has revealed inhibiting the way we think, speak,… More

Live Stream: They’re Watching Us: So What?

Is the same surveillance that is meant to protect us from danger also harming us? Are the NSA programs Edward Snowden has revealed inhibiting the way we think, speak,… More

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