Where did the style of the new cinema of this decade start? I look for its roots in an eclectic round-up of quirky and groundbreaking films.
A movie about the famous 1991 battle over Clarence Thomas's nomination leaves us with a lot to think about as we face the next confirmation.
When women's rights are under attack in real-life America, can a science fiction princess help us defend them?
Part I of my series on what the cinema of the 1980s means, and where best to see it.
Might feminist and activist Emma Watson have a chance to advance her causes from the bully pulpit of Buckingham Palace?
Another example of a generation-old movie being more socially progressive than anything that could probably be made today in Hollywood.
This article from Robert Horvat's blog is not only interesting in its own right, but has a personal connection to me. While I was at [...]
I study, work and teach on a campus with a rape problem. This week on the campus where I’m a Ph.D. student and GTF (Graduate [...]
Not everyone was in favor of entering the Great War. Here are the stories of five politicians who dissented.
The Artlark blog has done it again. This fascinating article profiles Beatrice Wood, who I didn't realize was the inspiration for one of the main [...]