The Hedgehog Review
Distracted? Having problems focusing? Overwhelmed by emails, texts, and tweets? In “Minding Our Minds,” our editors and writers examine the increasingly parlous state of our minds in the face of the information age’s relentless barrage of media and messages. More than simply a psychological or neurological manifestation, our ability—or inability—to pay attention is a symptom of a larger cultural phenomenon.
Recent Blog Posts
The right of peaceable assembly has been at the heart of the struggle of African American equality throughout our nation’s history. When honored, it has yielded important protections. When breached, it has facilitated widespread and systematic oppression. | Read post >>>
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Institute Seminar Series - "Theodicy"
19 September 2014
Jeff Olick (UVa, Sociology) | Seminar
Fellows Afternoon Tea
24 September 2014
| Afternoon Tea
Institute Seminar Series - "Interpretation and Meaning"
3 October 2014
Isaac Reed (University of Colorado at Boulder) | Seminar
Fellows Cocktail Hour
10 October 2014
| Cocktail Hour
Postdoctoral Abd el-Kader Fellow
Jeff Guhin is the Abd El-Kader postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. He earned his PhD in sociology from Yale, and his specialties include education, religion, theory, and culture. Guhin’s first book is titled Make the Children Come to Me: Moral Authority and the Problem of America in Christian and Muslim Schools, forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Currently, Guhin is conducting fieldwork for his next book, an ethnographic comparison of morality and citizenship in three urban public school districts. This work is a part of the Institute’s School Cultures and Student Formation Project,...