Anne Walters Robertson, Dean of the Division of the Humanities
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From the Dean


The dean reflects on the distinctive UChicago Program in Paleography and the Book.
Jiarui Sun is a PhD student in East Asian Languages and Civilizations.
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From written punctuation to online comments, a scholar of modern China studies the signs.
Maeve Hooper, AM'14, PhD'18, is director of the German language program.
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There’s a German word for that


Maeve Hooper on collaboration and a communicative approach to language instruction
Isabel Lachenauer, aka Isabel Cañas, published "The Hacienda" (Berkley, 2022) while earning a PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
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Guilty pleasure


Historian Isabel Lachenauer, PhD’22, on the fear and freedom of writing historical fiction
An image of a book overlaid with computer chip patterns
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No STEM degree? No problem!


Advice for humanists considering technology careers