Pacific Standard asked civil rights experts to share their picks of the most essential literature on the movement.
After decades of diversity initiatives and tokenization, Native students deserve advisers who look like them—and a curriculum that treats them as equals.
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Numerous writers over the years have written at-length about the worst parts of the entertainment industry. So why have so many people missed it?
The Jalada literary collective has a radical mission: an ongoing translation effort to unite— and elevate—African literature.
The best books about the Northern wilderness and our place in it.
Over 100 years ago, Eugene Schieffelin set out to introduce every bird mentioned in Shakespeare's plays to America. Today, one of those birds is causing irreparable crop damage.
Over the past five years, Vladimir Putin’s presidential aide has been publishing fiction under an alias. Desperate for answers, commentators are trying hard to find some meaning in all of the madness.
As part of our week-long series on people who opt out of society, Eva Holland traces the American tradition of examining the outdoors with loving precision, from Henry David Thoreau to Annie Dillard.
Seventy-five years after its first publication date, The Grapes of Wrath is still a staple in most American classrooms. Is that because we haven’t yet written anything that does a better job of portraying the devastation of not having enough?
Anthropomorphizing animals is a bad strategy for education, a new study suggests.
From Literature and Physical Culture to Banknote 2014, academic gatherings you should be aware of.