Extending a loving gesture towards that larger nature – towards the living turkey and the larger ecology – is a way of reinventing our traditions in a way that remains quintessentially American.
Colleen Glenney Boggs
Colleen Glenney Boggs is an associate professor of American Literature at Dartmouth College and author of Transnationalism and American Literature: Literary Translation 1773-1892.
The idea that America has always been an English-only country promotes a false account of our past and our present. That false account justifies sweeping spending cuts in foreign language education that will make America less secure around the world, and less competitive in the global market