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.
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.