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American Studies

Poetry at Stake

Tara Skurtu | Posted 02.09.2016 | Arts
Tara Skurtu

Poetry has the logic of memory, the spontaneity of dreams, yet is much like calculus--each line is, in a sense, an asymptote composed of and continual...

Mad Men's Master Class in American Studies Rolls on to Some Mystery Dates

William Bradley | Posted 06.10.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Well, that was one of the spookier Mad Men episodes, complete with not one but two dream sequences. As always, there be some spoilers ahead discussing this episode, the aptly titled "Mystery Date."

American History Revised -- 200 Startling Facts

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Fern Siegel

Seymour Morris's new book is eye-opening and lively. It's a potent reminder that real history, not the tabloid fodder sprayed across the nightly news, is often made far from the limelight.