Tim Harrison, Sonali Thakkar, Zachary Samalin, Julie Orlemanski, Ben Saltzman, and Edgar Garcia are the newest junior membes in the English faculty.

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Team Spirit


Assistant professors in English collaborate across diverse subfields.
A scene from Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium,” choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.

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A Philosopher at the Ballet


Kristin Boyce traces an ancient tradition to the modern stage.
Bridges to Prosperity, where Alissa Davis is director of business development, helps build bridges in remote areas like this one in Bolivia.

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Mission Driven


Three alumni discuss their careers in the nonprofit sector.
R. Howard Courtney’s collection of jazz posters spans nearly a century.

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What They Found in the Library


Hanna Holborn Gray Fellows develop their scholarship, teaching.
Angels Unaware, a sculpture by Timothy Schmalz depicting migrants throughout history, was unveiled in St. Peter's Square in September 2019.

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Two Perspectives on Migration


Professors Rachel Cohen and Philip Bohlman explore the stories—and the sounds—of diverse people on the move.

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in memoriam
David Bevington

Excerpt: This Wide and Universal Theater


In memory of David Bevington.
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Cardinal Czerny‘single curly’s pectoral cross is fashioned from the remains of a boat used by migrants to cross the Mediterranean Sea.

Remembering El Salvador


Thirty years ago, Michael Czerny intervened in a religious and military crisis.
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Timothy Harrison, Sonali Thakkar, Zachary Samalin, Julie Orlemanski, Benjamin Saltzman, and Edgar Garcia in a stairwell of Saieh Hall.

Selected Publications and Awards: English Language and Literature Junior Faculty


English junior faculty accomplishments.
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Michael Czerny joins the ranks of Catholic cardinals in a ceremony at St. Peter’s Basilica in October 2019. Photo by Paul Haring

A Jesuit’s Journey


Michael Czerny continues a lifetime of social justice work as cardinal.