A fresh look at our past 

A fresh look at our past 

In her new book, “Making the World Over: Confronting Racism, Misogyny, and Xenophobia in U.S. History,” R. Marie Griffith addresses the helplessness many feel around public debate, giving readers tools to listen, respond and address deep social injustices.
Faculty Book Celebration March 3

Faculty Book Celebration March 3

Acclaimed author, cartoonist, philosopher, screenwriter and essayist Charles Johnson, who won the 1990 National Book Award for his novel “Middle Passage,” will present the keynote address for the 2022 Faculty Book Celebration at Washington University in St. Louis.
Then the War

Then the War

and Selected Poems, 2007-2020

A new collection of poems from one of America’s most essential, celebrated, and enduring poets, Carl Phillips’s Then the War I’m a song, changing. I’m a lightrain falling through a vast darkness toward a differentdarkness. Carl Phillips has aptly described his work as an “ongoing quest;” “Then the War” is the next step in that meaningful process of […]
Kita, Shearer win NEH fellowships

Kita, Shearer win NEH fellowships

Caroline Kita, associate professor of German and of comparative literature, and Samuel Shearer, assistant professor of African and African American studies, both in Arts & Sciences, have won research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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