Spring 2023

From the Dean
1 From the dean Anne Walters Robertson reflects on her time as dean.
Alumni Spotlight
2 Neuroaesthetics Christine Zappella Papanastassiou, AM’15, PhD’22, explores color in the history of art—and in the brain.
4 Two perspectives on time An anthropological poet and a physics-oriented philosopher tackle a basic structure of human experience.
Young Faculty Focus
6 Generative research Producing sentences and identities with Linguistics junior faculty
Humanities at Work
8 All ears Four alumni podcasters on life behind the mic
10 Do they say “dude” in India? Daisy Rockwell, AB’91, AM’98, PhD’98, winner of the International Booker Prize, on the subtleties of literary translation
Graduate Students
12 The page and the stage Khouloud Gargouri studies women on stage and fictional characters in the French-speaking world.
In Memoriam
13 Remembering Janel M. Mueller Scholars share their memories and gratitude.