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Louis Menand

Another Bend of the Arc Towards Justice

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

While it doesn't carry any legal weight, only the power of symbolism, the most touching moments for me in the president's presentation were his fluency with the word "transgender."

What Is College For? An Interview With the New Yorker's Louis Menand

Matt Bieber | Posted 07.02.2012 | Education
Matt Bieber

Louis Menand's book The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University asks hard questions about whether higher education's historical goals and structures are well-suited for today's world.

Public Diplomacy: "Out" for the U.S., "In" Overseas?

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

China and India's public diplomacy activities have grown extensively in our new century, even as the United States is seemingly abandoning the foreign policy tool.

Mental Illness in the Papers

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert David Jaffee

I have battled depression my entire life. Depression, psychosis and suicide run in my family. Yet many of us have been able to manage our severe depression and to live with hope.