War and Words

  • December 5, 2018
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  • 5 Questions
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  • By Jefferson Robbins

Veterans sometimes return from service feeling burdened by their experiences. The humanities let them know they’re not alone.

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Finding Feminism

Do the television and movies that we consume reflect who we are? Speakers Bureau presenter Amy Peloff describes the hidden role that feminism plays in popular television and movies.

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A Little Wisdom

Speakers Bureau presenter Anu Taranath’s library contains lessons for life, ethical dilemmas, and debates on identity and race, all between the covers of children’s books.

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Beyond Shameful

Rituja Indapure overcame the shame she felt from a long-hidden trauma in a novel way: by revealing it onstage in front of hundreds of strangers.

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Monstrous

  • October 23, 2017
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  • 5 Questions
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  • By Jefferson Robbins

Author Sharma Shields on finding meaning in monsters, her upcoming book on Hanford, and being occasionally spooked by her own writing.

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