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.
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...