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Franklin, 1969

Fiction by Ayana Mathis
From the novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

Fresh Air

by Susan Bernofsky
Thomas Mann and the literature of contagion

The Subject Shouldn’t Change

A brief interview with Claudia Rankine about whiteness

Left Alone

by Lois Banner
Greta Garbo's search for solitude

The Engineer’s Art

by Tom Conley
Surveying the origins of the French cartographic imagination

The Flattening Kurve

by Wolf Schäfer
Why has Germany done so well in the fight against coronavirus?

Pandemic Nostalgia

by Dominic Boyer
Learning about longing from a seventeenth-century medical dissertation

Stuck Inside

by Amanda Anderson
Rumination in the time of coronavirus

Spring 2020 Fellows Respond to Coronavirus

by Spring 2020 Fellows
Thoughts on the pandemic from the Wannsee and abroad

Art in the Time of Corona

by Denise Gamon
Filmmaker and spring 2020 fellow Kevin Jerome Everson pushes on

Playing Guqin

by Carolyn Chen
Learning the instrument of philosophers and sages

Extracting Liberation

by Yvette Christiansë
Policing the oceans for slave ships and regulating the fate of the rescued

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