Features

Mark Usher
alumni profile

Adaptation


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


events
Let Your Mind Waner

Let Your Mind Wander


The 35th annual Humanities Day is October 19, 2013.
on campus

New Faculty Fall 2013


New hires build on strength throughout the division.
humanities at work
Paintings at the Fisher Art Foundation in San Francisco.

Mission Critical


Four alumni find homes as humanists in the nonprofit sector.
philanthropy
Emmett Dedmon, AB'39

Discovery and Adventure


The Dedmon Visiting Writers program unites the scholarly and the creative.