Blog: A Closer Look

“Insatiable,” Diet Culture, and the Female Abject Body

by Francesca King The concept of dieting has pervaded our society for millennia, but it is in relatively modern times that dieting has become grounded in morality. In an article published earlier this year, The Atlantic proposed the modern day diet had been around...

Hemingway in the West

In early July, I passed through Ketchum, Idaho and took some time to explore Ernest Hemingway’s history there. Hemingway was an avid sportsman who spent a good deal of time in the Rocky Mountain region hunting, fishing, and writing. He was living in his home of just a...

2018 Wyoming Humanities Summer Reading List

During your summer travels, hikes, and hang outs, don’t forget to bring a book!  Here are some recent reads by Wyoming Humanities board and staff to get you started:   Sheila Bricher-Wade, Program Officer:  I’m trying to get a better understanding of what...

Modern Cultural Conversations about Motherhood

Diablo Cody is probably still best known for writing the breakout 2007 hit Juno, the film that follows the quirky, titular high schooler as she navigates an unexpected pregnancy and her plan to give the baby up for adoption. Cody’s most recent script, Tully, sees her...

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