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Symposium

Every issue has one section dedicated to a particular question. Collecting responses from a range of perspectives, these symposia prompt us to think about the values and ideas that shape our most urgent cultural and personal decisions.

23

Fall 2020

 

A Deeper Longing

The restless pursuit of pleasure and excitement is often an attempt to divert ourselves from our own misery. The monastic life is all about drawing…

 

Annihilation

After my firsthand experience, I am not so sure that women actually make it out of the shimmering space of the postpartum experience. More likely,…

 

We All Deserve to Heal

Even when we are not providing the sympathetic ear for personal stories, the work of sex work is active listening.

 

Museum Lover

I had forgotten to ask Louis whether to use the formal vous or the familiar tu in a sex club. Usually you use vous for…