The Social Pageantry of High School Reunions

Class reunions are age-old pageants for social comparison and preserving the status quo. But what is their social function in 2020?

Photo: Carlos Alberto Gómez Iñiguez/Unsplash

I am not American, but the idea of high school reunions has always fascinated me. In popular culture, the class reunion is more often than not depicted as an American…

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Aimee Dyamond

Aimee Dyamond

writing person | occupational therapist | never seen a ghost. I write about food, weird histories, human behavior, and our lives under late capitalism

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