There’s a long history of soldiers processing their experiences through poetry. We talk to Adam Gilbert, a war historian and author of A Shadow on Our Hearts: Soldier-poetry, morality, and the American war in Vietnam about the history and future of these soldier poets.
Adam Gilbert, war historian and author, A Shadow on Our Hearts: Soldier-poetry, morality, and the American war in Vietnam
The Vietnam War was an unpopular war. As such, soldiers would come home to a society that didn’t approve of what they did… even if they themselves were drafted into the war. We talk to a former Vietnam War protester about what we can do now to honor and remember those who served in Vietnam.
Men’s Place in the #MeToo Movement
The #MeToo movement has been getting headlines for months now. The movement was started by women, but what men still have a role to serve in the fight for equality and in the elimination of sexism and misogyny.
Culture Crash: The Hamilton Mixtape, Hamildrops and the Hamiltome: Keeping Hamilton alive
Hamilton is over 3 years old, but it still tops the iTunes and Spotify charts every few weeks or so thanks to the “Hamildrops,” where creator Lin-Manuel Miranda releases new Hamilton-adjacent material every few weeks or so.