‘Reviving pluralism’

John Inazu, of the School of Law, discusses his latest book, “Confident Pluralism,” and the concept behind it, in a Liberty Law Talk podcast.

Book mixes habits and history in Italy

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.

The Conversation

‘Turkey’s coup and the call to prayer’

The Conversation

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.

‘The murder of Michael Brown’`

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.

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‘The non-sense of art’

Hold That Thought

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.

STL American

‘A call for civility in turbulent times’

St. Louis American

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.

‘Nationalism and the Olympics’

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.

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