Arts & Humanities
What does it mean to be human? We explore that question by creating and examining culture in its myriad forms and across disciplines: literature, media, philosophy, religion, visual and performing arts, and much more.
Jason Middleton’s book explores awkward moments in film to help historicize cultural irony and track how it arises in documentary films and reality-based media. (Photo Credit: Flickr/Double B Photography)
Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge and Cary Peppermint created a new artist residency, and welcomed French-Canadian duo Louis Couturier and Jacky Georges Lafargue.
With grant support, one of the most comprehensive firsthand accounts of 19th-century American political and social life will be available online.
A scholar of Aristotelian ethics, Randall Curren’s research has him working with psychologists, educators, natural scientists, and others.
The exhibition—on view through February—highlights the journey of research. It features manuscripts, letters, documents, books, drawings, and photographs.
In 1963, the Beatles released “I Want to Hold Your Hand” in America. John Covach explains how they revolutionized pop music.
The Mellon Foundation will support an innovative graduate program, Digital Media Studies, that unites the study of humanities with the latest technology.
Two professors at the University of Rochester are looking to slow people down using mobile technology.