“There’s nothing I’ve ever experienced in my life that hasn’t appeared in a cartoon,” David Sipress was saying. The evidence is in “What’s So Funny? A Cartoonist’s Memoir,” which vividly illustrates how art can spring from angst and serve as a kind of therapy for the creator and the reader who shares the experience.Read article
Review article: The New Williams Architecture of the 1960s (Princeton series)
Two distinguished Williams art professors, Eugene Johnson (emeritus) and Michael J. Lewis, have shared their appraisals of the quality of the campus architecture in Williams College: An Architectural Tour (Princeton Architectural Press 2018).Read article
John Frankenheimer ’51 – An Appreciation
We are at the top of the generational cohort of the Baby Boom. We have lived lives that were coexistent with the Cold War. Our political outlook during our adolescence—before we matriculated at Williams—was shaped by the tumultuous Kennedy administration yearsRead article
There’s something happening here: a critical review of recent studies of the 60s
Review by Ken Jackson
Mark Kurlansky. 1968: The Year that Rocked the World.
New York: Ballantine, 2004.
Mark Kurlansky is the author of bestsellers Salt and Cod. 1968: The Year that Rocked the World is a richly researched popular narrative that hangs an international history of the sixties on this single year.