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.
January 23, 2019
Clarisse Wells uses Indian philosophy to reveal why the humanities are relevant to everyday life.
December 19, 2018
Eight scholars appointed studying topics from glass sea sponges to musical Esperanto.
November 20, 2018
Imani Perry, JD/PhD '00, talks about her new biography of Lorraine Hansberry, Looking for Lorraine.
October 18, 2018
Selkies. Elves. Werewolves. Vampires. Mermaids. Human beings are obsessed with creatures that are a little bit human, a little bit animal, and maybe even a little bit dangerous.
August 1, 2018
In Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder , Caroline Fraser, PhD ’87, provides the first in-depth, scholarly biography of the pioneer girl who influenced generations of young children. The book, which earned her a Pulitzer...
July 13, 2018
What stories do refugees tell about their flight from home? And how do displaced people look back on what they've lost?
April 24, 2018
Katherine Van Schaik pursues an MD alongside a PhD in ancient history.
March 15, 2018
As a scholar, Ashley D. Farmer, AM ’08 in history, PhD ’13 in African American Studies, knew that the condensed, male-dominated narratives of the American Black power and civil rights movements were obscuring stories of women.