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Historian Barbara Savage's new book examines tensions between faith and political activism in black churches.Peter Nichols
Growing up in the South, Barbara Savage was born too late to take part in the great movement that delivered the descendants of former slaves to what the Reverend Martin Luther King called the “Promised Land,” the racial equality that was their “rightful place in God's world.”
College of Arts and Sciences students discuss their research projects at the 2008 Family Weekend Research Poster Session.Priya Ratneshwar and Peter Nichols
Undergraduate research experiences take students beyond the classroom and allow them to actively learn how new knowledge is created. From the history of a black synagogue in Philadelphia to the effects of meditation on attention deficit disorder, this past year students in the College of Arts and Sciences have investigated a staggering array of topics.
Graduate student Stephan Zink sees history rising from the ruins.B. Davin Stengel
Stephan Zink has spent the past four summers conducting fieldwork on-site at what remains of the Temple of Apollo on Rome’s Palatine Hill.
Grad student Roger Turner explores the surprising connection between comic books, military training and the TV weather report.Loraine Terrell
While researching aviation’s role in the history of meteorology, doctoral student Roger Turner uncovered a surprising connection between comic books, military training and the television weather report.
School of Arts and Sciences Dean Rebecca Bushnell’s new book reinvigorates a classic genre for today’s readers.Staff
In this season of film and television awards shows, critics and audiences usually devote the greatest effort to appraising the most serious dramatic offerings.
Images inspire essays in Paul Hendrickson’s creative writing courseMolly Johnsen
It's only a deceiving photograph if you don't look hard enough.
Heather Love reclaims the darker aspects of queer history.Staff
Since she was a child, Heather Love, M. Mark and Esther K. Watkins Assistant Professor in the Humanities, depended on reading to be more than just a hobby.
Ralph Rosen's new book explores the dynamics of comic mockery and satire in Greek and Roman poetryStaff
The task of critical commentary on art and literature, observes classical-studies professor Ralph Rosen, is to explain the “negotiation between artist and audience … entangled in a messy web of fictions, truths and everything in between.”
The producer creates the records. The DJ spins the records. The dancer dances to the records.
Ask David Wallace who a modern-day Chaucer is, and he’ll fold his hands in his lap, exhale lightly and explain.
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