Aerial view of Jodhpur, India, at night. Ayres has tracked the rise of India on the global stage.

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alumna profile

Global Impact


How Alyssa Ayres, AM’96, PhD’04, translated her academic work into foreign policy.
Marissa Fenley made her puppet Gordon—named for modernist theater pioneer Edward Gordon Craig—at a workshop hosted by theater company Rough House in 2016.

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graduate students

Power Play


Marissa Fenley studies control dynamics between ventriloquists and their dummies.
Eric Elshtain, PhD'10 ponders a shark’s jaw.

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Humanities at Work

A Poet and His Patrons


Eric Elshtain, PhD’10, translates museum visitors’ reflections into poetry.

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on campus
Charlie Chaplin’s film “Modern Times” examined seismic social and economic shifts.

Texts Support


Three Humanities Teaching Fellows adapt to remote learning on campus.
dean’s message
Anne Walters Robertson, Dean of the Division of the Humanities

From the Dean


In challenging times, humanistic inquiry offers comfort, critique, and enlightenment.
humanities in the world

Plato in the Time of Coronavirus


Tableau spoke with Agnes Callard, AB’97, in the early weeks of COVID-19.
new faculty
“Mediator” by Julia Phillips. Glazed ceramics, metal structure, granite tiles, slip cast ceramic microphone mesh

New Faculty 2020


The Division of the Humanities welcomes ten new faculty members, including nine former Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellows.