Perspectives on Culture

  • When the Big Screen Isn’t Big Enough

    Perspectives on Culture

    Alexandra F. Levy | Sep 14, 2023

    There’s a lot more to the story of the atomic bombs than Oppenheimer showed.
  • “Two Separate Societies, Divided by Color”

    Perspectives on Culture

    Trishula Patel | Aug 9, 2022

    The diverse casting of the Netflix series Bridgerton raises questions about a fictional version of the past without colonialism.
  • Native TV in 2021

    Perspectives on Culture

    Liza Black | Jan 18, 2022

    With the debuts of Rutherford Falls and Reservation Dogs in 2021, Indian Country has finally gotten the shows they have always wanted.
  • The Tudors Are Trending

    Perspectives on Culture

    Jessica L. Keene and Amanda E. Herbert | Sep 16, 2020

    Though the Tudors have long been popular, new projects for TV, film, the stage, and social media have kept them relevant in the 21st century.

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  • Little Women

    Christine Jacobson | Mar 4, 2020

    The new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women shows a deep appreciation for the book's history and production.
  • Barnum's Whales

    Amanda Bosworth | Apr 2, 2018

    Today, visitors to Lower Manhattan can shop at a Zara clothing store that inconspicuously occupies a...
  • In England's Dreaming

    Sam Wetherell | Dec 4, 2017

    Last year, walking through a quiet, cobbled neighborhood in West London, my girlfriend and I noticed...
  • Reckoning with Colonial History

    Steve Hochstadt | Oct 1, 2017

    Berlin could be called the city of painful memory. The admirable willingness of the Germans to take ...
  • Tempting Fate

    Karin Wulf | Feb 1, 2017

    If you could time travel, would you? As a historian voyaging into history, would you soak up the atm...

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