The Arts of Recognition

Abenójar, like many farming communities in the Spanish Province of Castilla-La Mancha, inhabits the past while also embracing the present. Its serpentine streets are lined with rows of uniform structures; the majority of homes were built or refurbished in the 1970s and 1980s. The architectural aesthetic feels recent and contemporary, not quaint and historic. Only […]

The Politics and Ecology of Water: Notes on the Drought in California

California is great in size and diversity, the third largest state in the union, with the largest population. The state is comprised of distinct regions and countless enclaves, from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles, from arid basins to frigid peaks, from immense agricultural flatlands to unyielding urban growth. Proposals to split the territory have endured […]

Not for Sale: How WWII Artifacts Mobilized Japanese-Americans Online

On March 5, 2015, Eve M. Kahn’s “Newsworthy Notes” in the Antiques section of the New York Times included an announcement for a local auction alongside two short articles, “Remembering Ragtime” and “Go raise a glass” [1]. “Art of Internment Camps Will Head to Auction” was the first public announcement that the Rago auction house […]

December 2015

Volume 7 | Issue 3 | December 2015 This issue includes: Features The Future is Female: Bateson, Benjamin and How Women Learn in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus by Cynthia Kraman The Potholed Path: Navigating the Contested Landscape of English Caravan Site Policy by Bel Parnell-Berry Idle Hands: Individual Effects of the Mechanization of Chinese Shadow Puppet […]