Ali explores Muslim women’s spiritual development

Tazeen Ali, a faculty fellow at the Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences, discusses a new book project focused on the Women’s Mosque of America, founded in 2015 in Los Angeles, and the platform it has given to Muslim women.

Maffly-Kipp discusses Mormonism in West Africa

Laurie Maffly-Kipp, at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, discusses how Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pamphlets and other materials began circulating in West Africa many years before official missionary work began, as part of a lecture series on Mormon history.

A Day Without Facebook

The social giant’s temporary disappearance means absolutely nothing, writes Paul Byrne, director of film & media studies.

How to mentally prepare for return-to-work concerns

Jessi Gold, MD, a psychiatrist at the School of Medicine, writes about top concerns people are having as they return to working in an office, from COVID-19 exposure to work-life balance — and healthy ways to respond.

ACLS fellow Kelly discusses his work, background

Historian William Kelly joins the Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences for 2021–22 as an Emerging Voices Fellow, funded by a program from the American Council of Learned Societies. Here, Kelly discusses his upbringing, his research and his planned work with the Divided City initiative.

Schuman discusses new prose chapbook

David Schuman, author and director of the Master’s in Fine Arts program in Arts & Sciences, discusses his latest prose chapbook, “Best Men,” recently published by Tammy Press, along with thoughts on
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