Drawing by Rene Descartes



Two perspectives on time

An anthropological poet and a physics-oriented philosopher tackle a basic structure of human experience.
 A drawing from Leonardo's skull studies of 1489.


alumna profile


Christine Zappella Papanastassiou explores color in the history of art—and in the brain.
Monica Do and Erik Zyman are among the five junior faculty members in the Department of Linguistics.


young faculty focus

Generative research

Producing sentences and identities with Linguistics junior faculty
A painting that Daisy Rockwell created for the cover of a book she translated into English


humanities in the world

Do they say “dude” in India?

Daisy Rockwell, winner of the International Booker Prize, on the subtleties of literary translation