Actor Alan Cumming drops by In Conversation With…, one of the programs Theresa Scandiffio coordinates for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).


alumni profile

Firecrackers in Seats

A Cinema and Media Studies alum ignites the public's passion for film.
New faculty members Rachel Galvin, Edgar Garcia, and Salomé Skvirsky.


on campus

New Faculty, Fall 2015

New hires study contemporary art, social practices of the ancient Near East, medieval Chinese architecture, and more.

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graduate students
Megan Macklin, fourth-year Comparative Literature PhD student, talks to students in the program's youth-initiated mentoring initiative

What's In a Game?

Graduate students explore games for scholarly interest and social impact
humanities at work
Breahna Wilson, AM’13, found a career path in wealth management

Words for Numbers

Four Humanities alumni explain how they forged careers in finance.
Augusta Read Thomas, University Professor in the Department of Music


Friendship leads to new venture in composition.
Uruguayan Joaquín Torres-García was one of the first abstract artists in Latin America and is a focus of Sulivan's research. Torres-García created Mondrian-like grids filled with symbols inspired by ancient art, as in this piece: Composition (1931). (C) The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by Scala/Art Resource, NY, (C) Copyright Sucesion Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Montevideo 2015.

Two Perspectives on Modernism

An art historian and a literature scholar discuss modernism in their disciplines.