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Fiction in the Age of Screens

Spring/Summer 2016Erik P. Hoel on how today’s novelists cope with their HBO anxiety

The X-Files and the Demon-Haunted World

On why we want to believe

Fall 2015Ari N. Schulman

Miss Marple and the Problem of Modern Identity

Fall 2015Alan Jacobs on being known by one's neighbors versus being known by the state

Love Conquers All

Reading The Blithedale Romance, a novel of utopian hopes and human passions

Spring 2015Jenna Silber Storey and Benjamin Storey read The Blithedale Romance, a novel of utopian hopes and human passions

Fantasy and the Buffered Self

Winter 2014Alan Jacobs on how the genre offers re-enchantment without risk

Jurassic Generation

Winter/Spring 2013Ari N. Schulman on the unintended consequences of the twenty-year-old dinosaur movie

Brave New World, Plato’s Republic, and Our Scientific Regime

Fall 2013Matthew J. Franck compares the utopian visions of Huxley and Plato 

The Golem and the Limits of Artifice

Summer 2013Charles T. Rubin on what the Jewish legend can (and cannot) teach us about bioethics

The Possibility of Progress

Fall 2012Jeremy Kessler reads “The Hall of Fantasy,” a too-cautionary tale

The Physicists at Fifty

Summer 2012Samuel Matlack reconsiders the classic play about science, civilization, and insanity