State of Affairs

Marriage, an institution so commonplace in America, and indeed the world, that its ceremonies and rituals are practically taken for granted. But what are the origins of this ubiquitous tradition and its trappings: the wedding ring, white gown or bachelor party? What makes a “good” marriage today, and how has this idea been shaped and transformed throughout the ages? Join us as we investigate the past, present and future of matrimony.

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