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Douglas Crimp looks back on his role as one of the pioneers of scholarly research on the perception of the AIDS epidemic.
Joanne Bernardi organized a photo exhibition and lecture focusing on the Japanese-American experience during World War II.
Kenneth Gross is the editor of a new book detailing the use of shadows in literature over time.
Susan Gustafson’s new book examines Johann Goethe’s view of families in his literary works.
Donatella Stocchi-Perucchio was honored for her contributions to Italian studies, comparative literature, and fostering a dialogue among Italianists worldwide.
As an inaugural fellow of the Humanities Center, Pablo Sierra is documenting the history of slave trading in his hometown, Puebla de Los Angeles.
Joshua Dubler has been awarded a Carnegie Fellowship to write a manuscript about whether prison needs to be a part of modern society. (Photo: Michael Coghlan/Flickr)
In order to better teach her students, Beth Jörgensen immersed herself in the writings of disability studies, and will co-edit a new anthology on the field. (Image: Japón (2002))
Joan Saab examined the relationship between seeing and believing as the inaugural presenter in the Nazerian Humanities Lectures at the Humanities Center.
John Covach heads up a new initiative to make the performing arts and the humanities available to every student, whether on stage or in the audience.
Co-curated by Missy Pfohl Smith and Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge,Compartmented brought together 17 regional artists for two evenings filled with multi-media installations, dance, and performance art.