September 12, 2019
Emilio Kourí, AB ’84, PhD ’96, studies the social and economic history of rural Mexico since Independence.
July 24, 2019
How studying European art history helped Kristie La understand her heritage
April 23, 2019
Pursuing a master’s degree in regional studies–Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia helped Sebastian Engels prepare for a career as a foreign area officer.
April 18, 2019
A simple bowl of lentils inspires a PhD student to ask questions about food, diaspora, cultural appreciation, and cultural appropriation.
March 29, 2019
Alexandra Schultz's research on monumental libraries overturns what we think we know about the world’s most famous library.
February 26, 2019
Diane Oliva, a PhD candidate in music, studies the idea that natural disasters can have an effect on the production of musical culture.
February 21, 2019
How Janan Graham-Russell studies racial identity in the Mormon church.
February 13, 2019
Growing up, Kera Street’s life was church. Her friends, her extracurriculars, where she spent weekends and school breaks, all revolved around Mt. Gilead, a non-denominational church in her hometown of Richmond, Virginia. “Faith and church really...
February 7, 2019
PhD candidate Chrystel Oloukoi explores the ways that race, gender, and class shape the nightlife culture in Johannesburg and Lagos. In Johannesburg, developers have created a "safer" nightlife district in the heart of the city, but...
January 30, 2019
Clarisse Wells brings Indian philosophy to the study of race and gender.