Marion S. Goldman is Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, specializing in questions about gender, sexuality, and spirituality. Her books include Passionate Journeys: Why Successful Women Joined a Cult and Gold Diggers and Silver Miners: Prostitution and Social Life on the Comstock Lode.
Robert Colescott’s massive paintings evoke powerful emotions and thoughtful contemplation. For the past thirty years, Colescott has engaged themes of race, gender, and social inequality. His art is both highly charged and also intrinsically beautiful. In 1997, Colescott was the first African American painter to … Read MoreRobert Colescott (1925-2009)