"Downton Abbey" and Our Stories About History

Kevin M. F. Platt, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor in the Humanities, on how we represent our past.

Want to Be More Mindful? Check Your Phone.

John Tresch, associate professor of history and sociology of science, looks at how mindfulness apps connect—and disconnect—with their Buddhist roots.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 30 Years Later (Audio)

In a special podcast, we speak with Camille Zubrinsky Charles, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Social Sciences, professor of sociology, Africana Studies, and education, and Director of the Center for Africana Studies, about the holiday and the progression of social movements like Black Lives Matter.

Redefining Affirmative Action

A. Rahman Ford examines affirmative action policies on a global scale—while fighting for his health at home.