Monthly Archives: July 2015

Learning from Prague, a UNESCO City of Literature

[Note: This post is a slightly modified version of “Learning from another UNESCO City of Literature,” Iowa City Press-Citizen (July 25, 2015), p. 11 A.] For 5 days in mid-July I was in Prague, Czech Republic, taking a break from … Continue reading

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“Hands up! Don’t Shoot!” in Iowa City

[Note: I first drafted this post in mid-December, 2014. In light of the cascade of events in Ferguson (Missouri), Baltimore (Ohio), Charleston (South Carolina), and elsewhere, I believe the content of the post remains relevant.] During the Iowa City City … Continue reading

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