"American Sniper" not only espouses a tired “good vs. evil” narrative, but in altering, omitting, and fabricating aspects of the Iraq War, it perpetuates a chronology in which the nuances and complexities of the war are rendered null and void.
In conjunction with the release of "Fire in the Lake," the third annual volume of creative writing from NYU's Prison Education Program, the editors answer questions from NYU Gallatin students.
A program to begin addressing the fundamental injustices that have afflicted people of African descent in America since the arrival of European pioneers in the New World.
The students in Louise Harpman's “Architecture and Urban Design LAB” course build a structure out of discarded single-use plastic water bottles.
"Isn't that scotland. / Don't blame the tweed. / You have never seen a fabric before. / I think it should be our fleece. / I appreciate fabric. / That is my fleece. / I am interested in having wool." A series of computer-generated mini plays.
How might New Zealand’s expression of shared cultural heritage, and emphasis on multiculturalism, define the tourist state?
"go tell it on the mountain / what we ate / how we lived / about the bananas / Wolfgang reared in gray water / and the bathtub on the porch"
A song using silence, ambient noise, and quiet to explore the binary between man-made and natural disasters
"On balconies, in silence, my mind swaying with the music, / I’m thinking where does the ocean end and the sky begin? I’m thinking / when does the morning bus leave? I’m thinking how much for one more drink?"