Delighted to be part of the board overseeing a new book series for ARC Humanities Press, "Gender and Power in the Premodern World".
Informal questions and answers with a widely varied group of readers of The Wise King, for Deciphering Secrets, Prof.
When dialogue was still an option....
My three-part coverage of the US presidential election debate at Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY), in late September 2016, is now available in English (Parts I, II, and III); or in Spanish (I, II, III).
From Alfonso the Wise's bawdy songs of slander to Ronald Reagan's sunny smile, politics and humor have gone hand-in-hand for centuries.
The meltdown of the British political system in the wake of the June referendum offers an opportunity, unprecedented in our lifetimes, for political creativity.
On a whim, during a recent visit to Foyles in London, I picked up an enticing volume—Tim Marshall’s Prisoners of Geography (Elliot and Thompson, 2015).
‘We have been an island for hundreds of years” – commentator on BBC news, June 2016.
Earlier this week, I walked through the heart of post-Brexit, pro-Remain, cosmopolitan London to the Sicily: culture and conquest exhibit at the British Museum.
The man in the poetry bookshop told us: “Kilpeck is so difficult to find, they missed it when they were writing Domesday Book”.