February 16, 2021
Student Keidrick Roy works to give voice to Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) through research that reveals their long-overlooked contributions to enlightenment thinking and through his teaching, activism, and art.
November 25, 2020
Recent alumna Grace Edgar studies to scores of films that helped shape American notions of gender.
October 13, 2020
An interview with GSAS alumnus Scott Newstok on his new book, the binaries he says are killing creativity, and about “Giving new validity to old form.”
October 2, 2020
An interview with GSAS student Amanda Figueroa, who studies civic and public art education and works to create new art spaces that are vibrant and inclusive.
September 2, 2020
Julian De Freitas, a PhD student in psychology, wants to help the developers of driverless cars understand the ethical decisions that drivers—machine or human—need to make every day.
February 18, 2020
Sophia Rosenfeld, PhD ’96, is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where she teaches European intellectual and cultural history. In her latest book, Democracy and Truth , Rosenfeld explains how lessons from the...
February 12, 2020
Khytie Brown’s family recounts her being able to read and talk before she could walk. “People in my community said it wasn’t normal for babies to talk at that age and asked my family if they were afraid that I was a witch,”...
February 12, 2020
Howard Gardner, PhD ’71, wrote the book on how to change minds, but he acknowledges that minds are not always easy—or even possible—to change. PhD candidate Zoe Jenkin, who studies philosophy of mind, thinks she knows why. John H. and Elisabeth A...
December 11, 2019
When Jorge Wong, a PhD student in the classics, first moved to Cambridge, he lived by himself as his wife was a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles. Wong chose to stay in the GSAS residence halls because they...
September 13, 2019
Reviewing the history of migration through a different lens.