Laurence Connell is a teacher, academic and freelance writer. He lives in Italy and blogs at

A Nuisance to the University: Why People’s Park is Facing Oblivion

This article is part of the USSO special series Resilience/Renewal: Shifting Landscapes in American Studies Visiting People’s Park in Berkeley, California, for the first time, as I did in September of last year, is a visually arresting experience. As I walked through the park’s entrance on Dwight Way, just south… Continue reading