Architecture Professor Karen Fairbanks travels to a country trying to balance its rich historical tradition with the adoption of twenty-first-century innovation.
A few weeks ago, my son and I got into a fight. It wasn’t the kind of fight that typically erupts between a mother and her 19-year-old son. We weren’t battling about the car, or my credit card, or his search for a summer job. We were fighting instead about the truth. Specifically, we were fighting about Wikipedia, and what it says about wisdom.
What do dogs know? How do they think? The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.
This innovative work of historical anthropology explores how India's Dalits, or ex-untouchables, transformed themselves from stigmatized subjects into citizens.