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February 22, 2022
A “Simultaneously Hidden and Deliciously Obvious” History of Levantine Cuisine
Writer Antonio Tahhan and Anny Gaul, an assistant professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, discuss a new collection of essays on the region’s food.
February 10, 2022
Manthia Diawara in the Archive of Postcolonialism
His films put into practice the history of radical Black thought by placing generations of thinkers in conversation.
January 24, 2022
“If These Demands Are Not Met, We Will Be Striking by Not Attending School”
An interview with Ayleen Serrano and Nikayla Dean, organizers of Oakland’s student Covid protests.
January 19, 2022
Learning From Decades of Public Health Failure
A conversation with George Aumoithe on the history of disease prevention, the economic roots of the crisis American hospitals face, and why we need to do better.
January 18, 2022
Lessons From Louise Glück
A conversation with the poet and Nobel laureate about her career, teaching, her next book, and more.
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January 14, 2022
Rebecca Solnit Is Not Giving Up Hope
An interview with the essayist about the need for bread and roses—especially in perilous times.
January 6, 2022
Randall Kennedy Says It Loud
A conversation with the Harvard law professor about his new essay collection, the state or racial politics, campus activism, and much more.
December 30, 2021
The Politics of Syntax and Poetry Beyond the Border
A conversation with Ari Banias about his new collection
, a book that interrogates everything from whiteness to the meaning of community.
December 29, 2021
Let’s Talk About How the Media Covers Gaza
A conversation with Gaza-based journalist Maram Humaid about the media’s love of misery, disdain for nuance, and distrust of local sources.
December 29, 2021
The Fierce Love of the Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
Middle Collegiate Church burned down, but its senior minister says the global response showed how “the theory of fierce love is actually practiced in real life.”