Bill Cushing reflects on that exemplar of American Cool – Boggie as Rick Blaine.
“House of Pho” and Other Poems by Winston Derden
Poet Winston Derden on the contradictions of America.
Following Langston Hughes’ “Theme for English B” by Reid Mitchell
Reid Mitchell follows Langston Hughes in China.
Notes on an Academic Revolution – Eileen A. Joy
The revolution is happening in US Higher Ed. In someone’s living room. In many living rooms and studies and bedrooms… Read more Notes on an Academic Revolution – Eileen A. Joy
On the Only Time and Way We Can Be Patriotic – Ben Railton
This piece originally appeared on AmericanStudies. It is republished here with the author’s permission. [In honor of Patriot’s Day—a holiday… Read more On the Only Time and Way We Can Be Patriotic – Ben Railton
A Conversation with the Editors – Ed Simon and Wade Linebaugh
Ed Simon and Wade Linebaugh talk about what makes ‘Merica tick.
Poems of Working Life by R.T. Castleberry
R.T. Castleberry explores the pain and beauty of work.
“Good Vibrations:” The Beach Boys’ National Anthem by Trevor Seigler
Trevor Seigler reflects on an American classic at 50.
How to Become an American (A Guide for the British) by Jonathan Sawday
Jonathan Sawday reflects on the ways in which citizenship in America differs from being a subject in the United Kingdom.
The Second Coming (After Yeats, adapted for 2016) -Jedediah Purdy
Jedediah Purdy writes a poetic-prophecy about a certain rough beast with a ginger bouffant.