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Foreigners

Volume VIII, Number 1 | winter 2015

Preamble

Them

By Lewis H. Lapham

When we talk about the foreign, the question becomes one of us versus them. But in the end, is one just the opposite side of the other? 

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Means of Inclusion

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Miscellany

In 1710 the mayor of Albany, New York, presented four American Indian chiefs at the court of Queen Anne in London. Along with their visit to Buckingham Palace, the Mohawk and Mohican men attended a performance of Macbeth at the Queen’s Theater in Haymarket. The performance was interrupted by the audience, which demanded to see the faces of the visiting chiefs.

Once any group in society stands in a relatively deprived position in relation to other groups, it is genuinely deprived.

- Margaret Mead, 1972

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To celebrate the winter issue of Lapham's Quarterly, and inaugurate the magazine’s first west coast event—we have invited four of the Bay Area’s most prolific, interesting, and illuminating guests to read from “Foreigners” and present thoughts, stories and compelling commentary.

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