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Summer of Love language: Still compelling after all these years

Geoffrey Nunberg, professor in the School of Information | October 11, 2017

If you’re into counterculture kitsch, you might want to check out the nostalgia-themed resort hotel at Walt Disney World in Florida. It features a “Hippy Dippy” swimming pool, surrounded by flower-shaped water jets, peace signs and giant letters that spell out “Peace, Man,” “Out of Sight” and “Can You Dig It?” Fifty years after the … Continue reading »

Immigration and the economy: Everything you believe is wrong

Rosemary Joyce, professor of anthropology | September 27, 2010

I am not an economist. As an anthropologist, I have been trying to write about things like cultural difference and the need for mutual respect across differences in our pluralistic nation. So it fascinates me that comments on my posts repeatedly, and often irrelevantly, argue that undocumented immigrants are taking jobs away from Americans, or … Continue reading »