“Hamilton” and The Danger of Mistaking Criticism for Critique

Why critics and academics should think carefully about how they engage with cultural phenomena.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several years, you’ve no doubt heard of Hamilton, the blockbuster musical about the famous Founding Father, a man who, before this phenomenon, was…

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly