A few weeks ago, my son and I got into a fight. It wasn’t the kind of fight that typically erupts between a mother and her 19-year-old son. We weren’t battling about the car, or my credit card, or his search for a summer job. We were fighting instead about the truth. Specifically, we were fighting about Wikipedia, and what it says about wisdom.
What do dogs know? How do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.
This innovative work of historical anthropology explores how India's Dalits, or ex-untouchables, transformed themselves from stigmatized subjects into citizens.
Madeline Friedman '12 is the "first line of support" as an intern with the Victim Services Unit in Brooklyn.
In modern Latin America, profound social inequalities have persisted despite the promise of equality. Nara B. Milanich argues that social and legal practices surrounding family and kinship have helped produce and sustain these inequalities.
This book examines how women shaped theatre and how theatre shaped women during the most explosive time in American women's history: from pre-enfranchisement through 1920, when women won the right to vote.
Guobin Yang's pioneering study maps an innovative range of contentious forms and practices linked to Chinese cyberspace, delineating a nuanced and dynamic image of the Chinese Internet as an arena for creativity, community, conflict, and control.
Portrait of President Judith R. Shapiro by Thomas Loepp, Photograph by Aaron W. Kinard