Under the guise of a starting-over story, this novel deals with subtle racism today, overt racism in the past, and soul-searching about what to do about it in everyday living.
The creators behind America’s most wholesome comic wanted to remake the comics world in its image. See the story through a new exhibit at Olin Library.
The Bolex camera, 16mm reversal film stocks, commercial film laboratories, and low-budget optical printers were the small-gauge media technologies that provided the infrastructure for experimental filmmaking at the height of its cultural impact. “Technology and the Making of Experimental Film Culture” examines how the avant-garde embraced these material resources and invested them with meanings and values adjacent to those of semiprofessional film culture.
How artists in the United States starting in the 1960s came to use guerrilla tactics in performance and conceptual art, maneuvering policing, racism and surveillance.
Through case studies and interviews, Raven Maragh-Lloyd reveals the malleable ways resistance can take shape and the ways Black users artfully demonstrate such modifications of resistance through strategies of survival, reprieve, and community online.
The political thought of Muslim societies is all too often defined in religious terms, in which the writings of clerics are seen as representative and ideas about governance are treated as an extension of commentary on sacred texts. “Disenchanting the Caliphate” offers a groundbreaking new account of political discourse in Islamic history by examining Abbasid imperial practice, illuminating the emergence and influence of a vibrant secular tradition.
Cindy Brantmeier, a professor of applied linguistics and global studies in Arts and Sciences, will serve on the advisory board for LANGUAGES, a language acquisition research study in England, Norway and France examining teachers’ instruction and students’ use of languages in classrooms.
Artificial intelligence can turn from a mere tool into a full-fledged partner in the research process. A new book from a faculty member at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis serves as a guide to the future of research.
A large-scale study led by Olin Business School researcher Brad Larsen to see if politically partisan cues can induce people to get COVID-19 vaccines found that, yes, they can.
Jessie Sun, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, examines what drives good deeds.