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Lockup America

by Simon Balto • Roughly 35,000 Wisconsin citizens will go to sleep tonight behind bars. That’s somewhere between the populations of Manitowoc and Brookfield, or, if you’ve been to a […]

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On “Life”

by Elizabeth Johnson • “What is the meaning of life?” As the Monty Python players suggested nearly three decades ago, the commonly posed question may be more suited to provoking […]

A Single Blade: Grassroots in Wisconsin and Japan

[Lee Friederich is an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the UW-Madison Center for the Humanities.  She is affiliated with the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature and currently […]

World Citizenship

[Mathangi Krishnamurthy is an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the UW-Madison Center for the Humanities.  She is currently teaching in the Anthropology department and working on a project titled,1-800 […]