Mark Usher
alumni profile


Classics professor Mark Usher stitches together an unorthodox career.
faculty projects

A Series of Fortunate Events

How book series and their faculty editors shape, define, and defend their fields.
graduate students

The Social Scientists of Music

Ethnomusicology students blend art and science in their research.
Illustration from The Plum in the Golden Vase
emeritus faculty

A Lifetime Fascination

David Tod Roy finishes his translation of a once-banned Chinese classic.

News in Brief

Emmett Dedmon, AB'39

Discovery and Adventure

The Dedmon Visiting Writers program unites the scholarly and the creative.
Let Your Mind Waner

Let Your Mind Wander

The 35th annual Humanities Day is October 19, 2013.
humanities at work
Paintings at the Fisher Art Foundation in San Francisco.

Mission Critical

Four alumni find homes as humanists in the nonprofit sector.
on campus

New Faculty Fall 2013

New hires build on strength throughout the division.