The heart is slow to learn
From the archives: On Edna St. Vincent Millay.
On “intersectionality” and sexual politics.
On the hetero-patriarchal trappings of “academic rigor” at Purdue.
An introduction to “Populism & its critics,” a conference organized jointly by The New Criterion and London’s Social Affairs Unit.
On populism’s challenge to the conservative movement.
On the election of Donald Trump and the first year of his presidency.
On a more precise understanding of the challenges that populist movements face.
On three historical examples of populist uprisings.
On the role of population growth as a key element of populism.
On the perception of populist movements in the United States and in Europe.
On The Band’s Visit at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Junk at the Vivian Beaumont Theater & Shadowlands at the Acorn Theatre.
On “The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca” at The Noguchi Museum, “Lois Dodd: Selected Paintings” at Alexandre Gallery, “Kenneth Noland: Circles, Early + Late, 1959–1962, 1999–2002” at Yares Art & “Elizabeth Murray: Painting in the ’80s” at Pace.
On Daniil Trifonov at Carnegie Hall; Massenet’s Thaïs and the Verdi Requiem at the Metropolitan Opera; a new piece by John Luther Adams, performed by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & Sharon Isbin at the 92nd Street Y.
On the Left’s strategic reconsideration of their past support of Bill Clinton.
On the Bayeux Tapestry, Jordan Peterson, a new journal & more.
On a recital by Tara Erraught for the Vocal Arts Society.
On a campus addition, Carnegie musicians & more from the world of culture.
On a recital that tells an L.A. story.
On the Met’s new admissions policy, identity politics & more.