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#Review: Contesting Leviathan

In Contesting Leviathan, a reference on both the mythical sea-serpent and Thomas Hobbes’ political philosophy, Les Beldo seeks to provide a multi-faceted …


Why Capitalize “Indigenous”?

(no-caption) Alison Wright/Getty Images Ask SAPIENS is a series that offers a glimpse into the magazine’s inner workings. Some readers may have …


Why Are Languages Worth Preserving?

This illustration represents how Indigenous peoples around the globe, as highlighted by depictions of a few specific communities, are striving to keep …


Do You Dream What I Dream?

Anthropologist Roger Lohmann sees a ghost in a dream while working in Papua New Guinea. Even though he knows it’s just a …