Recent Articles by

Leann Davis Alspaugh

April 04, 2018
Is digital life enabling humans to extend their capabilities and potentials? Or is it somehow diminishing our humanity? UVA’s interdisciplinary journal examines “The Human and the Digital.”
November 14, 2017
The Hedgehog Review’s fall issue asks, “With apologies to Francis Fukuyama, is it time to declare the end of the end of history?”
July 27, 2017
The latest edition of the interdisciplinary journal published by UVA’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture asks the basic question, “What are cities for?”
March 29, 2017
To capture some sense of the self at this post-modern moment, several contributors take on various cultural perplexities bound up with some of our widely shared attitudes, preoccupations and often-unrecognized norms.
November 11, 2016
With science increasingly drawn into the culture wars, The Hedgehog Review, an interdisciplinary journal published by UVA’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, focuses on the cultural contradictions of modern science.
August 02, 2016
In its summer issue the interdisciplinary journal published by UVA’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture explores the many challenges to the meritocratic ideal.
March 09, 2016
If, as editor Jay Tolson points out, work is so central to Americans’ identity and happiness, how are we dealing with the cultural as well as economic consequences of “precarity”?
November 03, 2015
Is religion being displaced in the modern world by the forces of science and reason, as Max Weber suggested? Or are notions of the sacred adapting to modern realities? The Hedgehog Review’s fall issue explores these themes.