Sponsored by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program of the Collaborative for Educational Services, Professor Chris Appy examines “American exceptionalism” as a core tenet of national identity, and how the Vietnam War posed fundamental challenges to the faith in America’s actions as a force for good in the world.
Each semester, the group MassGames of UMass Amherst throws together an event so large and thought out, that it flings the campus into a fictional zombie apocalypse. This semester, The Communion of the Unceasing has been discovered deep within the woods of Western Massachusetts…
Jessica Wolfe, professor of comparative literature, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, presents an informal talk, “Winged Words: one chapter in the history of a Homeric Trope.”
In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia. However, […]