Artificial intelligence. Real stereotypes.

English and Asian American Studies professor Leslie Bow examines the implications of high-tech robots embodying female Asian features. 

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L&S student Deshawn McKinney on Wisconsin Public Television: The Scholar

Discover the life of Deshawn McKinney, a UW student, African-American leader and Marshall Scholarship recipient, as he navigates in troubling political and social times.

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In WPR: After 15 years, UW-Madison Odyssey Program continues to change lives:

Socrates can’t pay your rent. But the University of Wisconsin-Madison Odyssey Project is convinced that the classics can change lives.

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‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Go Big Read event will be Oct. 9 at UW-Madison

People have been talking about J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy ever since it was published in 2016. The book is the focus of the Go Big Read Keynote Event at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at Memorial Union's Shannon Hall. The event is free and no ticket is required. 

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In The New Yorker: Danez Smith’s Ecstatic Body Language

In their third book, “Don’t Call Us Dead,” poet Danez Smith (BA'12, English) brings the unruly power of performance to the written word.

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Three UW–Madison scholars weigh in on meaning, aftermath of Charlottesville riot

Three UW–Madison faculty members — Christy Clark-Pujara, Russ Castronovo and Stephen Kantrowitz — discussed Charlottesville at an event organized by the Center for the Humanities.

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Where words meet water

As an assistant professor of composition and rhetoric in the Department of English, as well as a faculty affiliate with the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, Caroline Gottschalk Druschke researches the human aspects of natural resource management and teaches classes that bridge communication and environmental concerns.

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In the New York Times Magazine: "Moon" by Timothy Yu

This poem - "Moon" by Timothy Yu - appears in “The Golden Shovel Anthology,” a collection that honors Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American poet to win the Pulitzer Prize. The anthology is a lovely tribute, as well as an excellent collection of new work by a wide range of many of our most exciting contemporary poets.

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In The Isthmus: Not Silent: Timothy Yu finds poetry for this political moment

UW-Madison poet and professor of English and Asian American Studies Timothy Yu uses poetry and parody to counter stereotypes and anti-immigrant rhetoric.

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