Trajan fighting the Dacians, Anonymous, Italian, 16th to Early 17th Century, Engraving

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post-truth, humanities

The Fight for Truth


Humanists look at a post-truth world
Emily Littlejohn (left) and Sylvain Neuvel (right).

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Storied Starts


A librarian and a linguist discuss their paths to becoming published authors
Mitsuye Yamada

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American Journey


In poetry and prose, Mitsuye Yamada, AM'53, probes the Japanese immigrant experience

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Tuning Up


Braxton Shelley takes a pioneering look at the structure and meaning of gospel music
Berlant, Cahill, Sullivan, and Simon

Two Perspectives on Comedy


Scholars from English and Visual Arts analyze comedy and comedic forms
Allegorical Tapestry with Sages of the Past, The Cloisters Collection, 2014, CCO, 1.0.

Scholarship of Self-Transcendence


Candace Vogler leads a search for the meaning of life.
TAPS's new doctoral program offers Marissa Fenley an opportunity to explore both the literary and theatrical aspects of puppetry.

In Dialogue


The Division offers a new joint doctoral degree in Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS)