A scene from Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium,” choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky.


alumna profile

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.


humanities at work

Mission Driven

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


graduate students

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.



Two Perspectives on Migration

Professors Rachel Cohen and Philip Bohlman explore the stories—and the sounds—of diverse people on the move.
Tim Harrison, Sonali Thakkar, Zachary Samalin, Julie Orlemanski, Ben Saltzman, and Edgar Garcia are the newest junior membes in the English faculty.


young faculty

Team Spirit

Assistant professors in English collaborate across diverse subfields.