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Articles by Wen Zhuang

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Civic Disobedience

A class-action lawsuit in Rhode Island advocates for civics education

Metro, Feb 14 2019

by Sara Van Horn & Wen Zhuang

In 2015, only 23 percent of eighth graders in the United States demonstrated proficiency in civics, according to a national assessment …

Week in Closing Time

News, Feb 08 2019

by Grace Keefe & Wen Zhuang

Going O’Naturel Imagine this: a spacious, vibrant dining hall fills with an ensemble of chattering individuals in minimal dress. The guests, …

Freedom for Whom?

The reflexive photographs of Danny Lyon and the stakes of critical curation

Arts, Dec 07 2018

by Wen Zhuang

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Sit-In, Atlanta, 1963 Who’s the real Danny Lyon? The year was 1969 and Lyon was an …

Brief Elemental Things

A conversation with essayist, editor, and translator Eliot Weinberger

Literary, Nov 30 2018

by Wen Zhuang

Robert Atwan likened the essay form to a solitary, restless individual; Montaigne believed essays could only be written in paces; Hilton …

No Student Left Behind

The road to cultural competency in CAPS and beyond

Features, Nov 09 2018

by Wen Zhuang

One phenomenon has seen steady rise on college campuses: the influx of international students, from an average of 600,000 in 2013 …

Four Poems

Literary, Oct 05 2018

by Wen Zhuang

I was 12 by the river When I was 12, my uncle took me To the river, so we could Skip …

Some Notes on Weather, Potentialities, and Limitations

Roni Horn and the Icelandic abyss

Arts, Sep 28 2018

by Wen Zhuang

Preface I recently acquired my first raincoat. It happened at the foot of the Vatnajökull glacier in Southeastern Iceland. “If you …

Strangers Among Us

Story for a dweller, a stranger, and a daughter

Literary, Apr 12 2018

by Wen Zhuang

Land’s end. But there’s water, O my heart. And salt on my tongue. The end of the world. This is not …

Head-to-Toe in All American

USCIS, the Olympics, and the paradigm of the exemplary immigrant

News, Mar 09 2018

by Wen Zhuang

A clear voice amid the static: “I will be rewarded. I worked my hardest and I will be rewarded.” The pronouncement …

Sun-less Sunset

On the collected and the collective in Chris Marker and Penelope Umbrico

Arts, Feb 16 2018

by Wen Zhuang

“One day, I’ll have to put it all alone at the beginning of the film. He told that if they don’t …