James Nye examines a dictionary with a magnifying glass.
digital humanities

How to win at “Tamil Scrabble”


Improvements drive scholars—and tabletop gamers—to the Digital Dictionaries of South Asia.
Amy Skjerseth
graduate students

Sound mind


Amy Skjerseth investigates the emotional residues of sound and music.
Jacki Cooper Melmed
humanities at work

Humanist at law


How an English degree prepared Jacki Cooper Melmed, AM’94, for a career in law and politics.
L to R: Anne Eakin Moss and John Duncan Proios
new faculty

New faculty fall 2021


This year the Division of the Humanities welcomes four new faculty members.