This book from Alex Sandy Primm, AB ’67, is a collection of stories passed down over time from the distinctive people of the Ozark region. Shared to provide perspective on the landscape and people who inhabit the beautiful, culturally rich area of the Ozarks, Primm has assembled a group of oral histories that show essential […]
Arsalan Iftikhar, AB ’99, JD ’03, has spent his career speaking out against Islamophobia. In his new book, “Fear of a Muslim Planet,” he writes that the need to stand against hate is more urgent than ever.
Segregation has shaped St. Louis as surely as the waters of the Mississippi River. In “The Material World of Modern Segregation: St. Louis in the Long Era of Ferguson,” 18 scholars follow that troubled course through physical traces, oral histories, fragmented communities and continuing grassroot struggles.
From one of the sharpest political voices of our time, “They Knew” is New York Times bestselling author Sarah Kendzior’s deep dive into the conspiracies that have shaped, and will continue to shape, our increasingly polarized democracy. In an age of QAnon and widespread misinformation, conspiracy theories cannot be dismissed as one-off or fringe belief systems. In “They Knew,” best-selling […]
Washington University’s Adrienne Davis and Raven Maragh-Lloyd will take part in a panel discussion, co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity, about the historic legacy of Ebony and Jet magazines Feb. 17 at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.
From Keith Haring to Extinction Rebellion, the civil rights movement to Black Lives Matter, what does a revolution look like? Discover the power of words and images in this thought-provoking look at protest art by highly acclaimed artivist De Nichols. From the psychedelic typography used in “Make Love Not War” posters of the ’60s to […]
Employing a transregional and interdisciplinary approach, this volume explores indigenous and black confraternities –or lay Catholic brotherhoods– founded in colonial Spanish America and Brazil between the sixteenth and eighteenth century. It presents a varied group of cases of religious confraternities founded by subaltern subjects, both in rural and urban spaces of colonial Latin America, to […]
Jeremy Goldbach, professor at the Brown School, has received a five-year $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project aimed at making schools safer for LGBTQ+ youth.
A survey of health-care providers reveals challenges communicating and sharing information about COVID-19 with patients whose primary language in not English.
There is no doubt that we are experiencing a time of immense sociocultural upheaval and division in the United States. Our podcast, “This Civic Moment,” explores how we can come through it together.