Meredith Kelling, a doctoral candidate in Arts & Sciences, received a summer fellowship from the Divided City initiative and conducted research on memoirs and novels that include recipes and culinary imperatives. Here, she writes about Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor’s cult classic, “Vibration Cooking.”
Writing faculty member Eileen G’Sell reviews the movies “Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Time” and “My Little Sister,” which she calls complicated films about complicated people.
William E. Wallace, professor of art history in Arts & Sciences, discusses a statue of Moses that dominates the scene in Michelangelo’s Tomb of Pope Julius II.
The latest episode of the School of Medicine’s “Show Me the Science” podcast examines how to convince people to take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19, particularly as many are targeted with misinformation.
Ahead of a Feb. 6 symposium on the subject, classics scholars Timothy Moore and Cathy Keane in Arts & Sciences write about a remarkable 1884 student production of Plautus’ “Rudens” (The Rope). The 2,000-year-old play foregrounds gender politics in ways that would be familiar to the women of ancient Rome, 1884 St. Louis and today’s […]
Activists should embrace the virtues of civil arguments that partly shoot them down. They must strategize and seek truth like scientists, in short, while behaving and advocating like activists, writes Ken Schechtman.
While the previous administration never had a coordinated plan to control the virus, there is still a chance—and urgent need—to do better. South Korea’s model offers both a blueprint of success, write Neil Richards and Jiyeon Kim.
In this video, Heidi Kolk, who teaches in both the Sam Fox School and in Arts & Sciences, discusses the significance of Dolores Hayden’s The Power of Place.” It’s part of the “Books for 2020 and Beyond” series.
Michael Sherraden, the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor, writes an article for the Center for Social Development about the insurrection at the Capitol and what Georgia voters’ selections for the U.S. Senate mean for democracy and racial equity.
David T. Curiel, MD, PhD, the Distinguished Professor of Radiation Oncology at the School of Medicine, has played a role in the genesis of mRNA being used as a vaccine — the technology behind the two COVID-19 vaccines being administered currently. In this Q&A with St. Louis Magazine, he discusses that research as well as […]
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