Category: American Studies

Ballroom, Tango, and the Patriarchy

Ballroom, Tango, and the Patriarchy

—Julia A. Ericksen A recent article in the New York Times described the ways in which young women and men are remaking Argentine tango, the dance that seems to embody… READ MORE

Fear of Muslims in American Society

Fear of Muslims in American Society

—Ann Gordon, L. Edward Day, Christopher D. Bader, and Joseph O. Baker
The authors of Fear Itself pull data from their Chapman University survey on American fear of Muslim Americans and Islam

The limits of the language of terror

The limits of the language of terror

—Piotr Szpunar
The tragedies in El Paso and Gilroy have spurred demands that US government and security institutions (as well as American political culture more generally) change course and apply the label of terrorist to white supremacists.