John Inazu, of the School of Law, discusses his latest book, “Confident Pluralism,” and the concept behind it, in a Liberty Law Talk podcast.
The latest book by musicologist Craig Monson, of Arts & Sciences, “Habitual Offenders,” published by University of Chicago Press, delves into true stories of nuns, prostitutes and murderers in 17th-century Italy.
Ethnomusicologist Denise Gill, of Arts & Sciences, writes in The Conversation about the sounds of the recent coup in Turkey, as those marking violence mixed with others tied to Islamic worship.
Sociologist Jake Rosenfeld, of Arts & Sciences, writes in an op-ed for The New York Times that making clear how much different employees earn could help close the gap between what men and women are paid.
Political theorist Clarissa Rile Hayward, of Arts & Sciences, co-writes a piece in Jacobin magazine about the second anniversary of Michael Brown’s death and what “Ferguson” has come to mean as the nation grapples with broad questions of justice and equality.
David Schuman, author and director of the university’s creative writing program, discusses what he calls “the void,” that ineffable quality of art, something too great to be expressed in words, artwork or music, for Arts & Sciences’ “Hold That Thought” podcast.
Will Ross, MD, associate dean for diversity at the School of Medicine, writes a column in The St. Louis American challenging people to be civil but candid with one another in conversations about race and social justice.
As the Summer Olympic Games get underway today in Rio, check out an article by Jacob Nason, an incoming senior in Arts & Sciences, considering the academic angle on nationalism at the Olympics.
Suhas Gondi, a biology major in Arts & Sciences, writes on the In-Training website about the Black Lives Matter movement and how systemic racism affects not only our justice system but also our health-care system.
Psychology researchers Fade Eadeh and Stephanie Peak, of Arts & Sciences, write for Quartz about the psychology of revenge and the insights it can offer about what motivates people’s actions.