Why are so many of us wrong about so much? From COVID-19 to climate change to the results of elections, millions of Americans believe things that are simply not true—and act based on these misperceptions. In Wrong: How Media, Politics, and Identity Drive Our Appetite for Misinformation, expert in media and politics Dannagal Goldthwaite Young offers a comprehensive model that illustrates how political leaders and media organizations capitalize on our social and cultural identities to separate, enrage, and—ultimately—mobilize us.
How do the artifacts of crowd control - such as tickets, turnstiles, and velvet ropes - commoditize culture, sort spectator bodies, and sculpt audience behavior? Now on the podcast: we talk with Scott Kushner about the technological history of performance venues.
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Zora Neale Hurston, an anthropologist and writer best known for her classic novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, led a complicated life often marked by tragedy and contradictions. When both she and her writing fell out of favor after the Harlem Renaissance, she struggled not only to regain an audience for her novels but also to simply make ends meet. In The Chase and Ruins, Sharony Green uncovers an understudied but important period of Hurston's life: her stay in Honduras in the late 1940s.
This collection of 2022's most read articles from Hopkins Press Journals reflects the breadth - and lifespan - of the scholarly research we publish.
New on the blog: A look at the Hopkins Press Internship Program, now in its second year. Check out the impressive catalog our interns created last spring, and meet our 2022-23 cohort of bright, creative students learning and working alongside Hopkins Press staff.
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Listen your way through the history of hip hop through this playlist curated by Jonathan Mael, author of Harlem World.