The Hedgehog Review
What is life like inside the social safety net? How does it feel to fall from the middle class into poverty? Are the poor becoming increasingly invisible to the rest of society? In a year marking the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of the War on Poverty, we devote our fall issue to how we think about the poor.
Recent Blog Posts
For now, the television show that really will hold up the mirror to our technological lives probably has yet to air. | Read post >>>
Encryption offers a false substitute for real solutions—something that is the moral equivalent of vigilante force when what we need is better government and law. | Read post >>>
American Forum - "Confronting Political Islam"
4 February 2015
John Owen (University of Virginia) | Forum
Fellows Afternoon Tea
4 February 2015
| Afternoon Tea
"The Death of God and the Afterlife of Magical Realism: on Haruki Murakami and the Suspension of Belief"
12 February 2015
Justin Neuman (Yale University) | Lecture
Institute Seminar Series - "The Moral Background"
20 February 2015
Gabriel Abend (New York University) | Seminar
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,...