Tag: Lucy McKeon
Lucy McKeon: The Meaning of CoincidenceDecember 2014
Religion in America: Jung’s concept of synchronicity was supposed to help us understand the world’s more wondrous events. Then Self-Help hijacked the idea to make it all about us.
Lucy McKeon: Django and JeffersonFebruary 2013
Two figures challenge simple ways of thinking about slavery and agency.
Lucy McKeon: Sixty Million and More: Toni Morrison’s BelovedOctober 2012
Banned Books Week: This year, one Michigan school district tried to keep Morrison’s haunting narrative out of the classroom. A writer explores how Baby Suggs and Beloved teach us what we don’t learn in school.
Lucy McKeon: The Art of RapJuly 2012
Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap explores hip hop’s past but skims over important questions about its present.
Lucy McKeon: Picasso and the “The Eternal Feminine”March 2012
In Madrid, Lucy McKeon reviews Picasso’s “eternal feminine” exhibit, which is grouped around paintings of women, yet presupposes a male perspective.