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'What She Ate' Illustrates How Food Can Shift Balances of Power in Surprising Ways

'What She Ate' Illustrates How Food Can Shift Balances of Power in Surprising Ways

By Megan Volpert

28 Jul 2017 // 2:00 AM

Laura Shapiro’s portraits alternate between a female’s sense of rebelliousness and capitulation in the struggle for food sovereignty. ...

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How to Ruin a University Without Really Trying

By Hans Rollman

27 Jul 2017 // 2:00 AM

As Stefan Collini discusses in Speaking of Universities, none of the things universities aim to do -- from educating people to achieving research breakthroughs -- can be achieved under the conditions they’re increasingly being made to conform to. ...

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Midwestern 'Weirdness' Inspires Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'>

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest....

Alec Baldwin Reflects on His Life, Career in Witty Memoir 'Nevertheless'>

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