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Chancellor writes about higher education’s role

Approximately one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin reflects on his blog about the role of higher education institutions and the intrinsic value of the humanities.

Q&A with Christine Sun Kim

With her spare line and sly, deadpan humor, Christine Sun Kim investigates sound as a physical and social phenomenon while also interrogating the cultural hierarchies in which sound operates. In her new mural for Washington University’s Kemper Art Museum, the artist and Deaf activist highlights how the weight of history and everyday experiences intertwine to affect the lives of Deaf people.


‘Uncontrollable Blackness’

‘Uncontrollable Blackness’

In his new book, “Uncontrollable Blackness: African American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York,” historian Douglas Flowe at Washington University in St. Louis investigates the meanings of crime, violence and masculinity in the lives of those facing economic isolation, segregation and overt racial attack.

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Cutting Words

Polemical Dimensions of Galen’s Anatomical Experiments

Porn Work

Sex, Labor and Late Capitalism