"The Complicated Racial History of the American Skyscraper"
Adrienne Brown (English Language and Literature) examines the link between skyscrapers and post-Reconstruction racial anxiety in America.
"These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward"
Julia Phillips and Mariana Castillo-Deball (Visual Arts) listed among top artists "helping to define, question, and evolve" the future of sculpture.
"Without Exception: On the Ordinariness of Violence"
Los Angeles Review of Books
Lauren Berlant (English Language and Literature) discusses the pervasive nature of violence.
"In Satirical 'Severance,' A Stricken Country Works Itself to Death"
Ling Ma (Creative Writing) discusses her new novel Severance in Q&A.
"Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father"
Salikoko Mufwene (Linguistics) quoted in article defending emojis' ability to bridge languages gaps.
"In Praise of the Unshelveable: 10 Weird Finds from the Used Books Boxes"
Augustus Rose (Creative Writing) talks about the book store "marginalia" that inspired his latest novel.
Founded more than a century ago and led today by Helen Eaton (AM'00), the Settlement Music School provides Philadelphia with free or low-cost music training.
"Art on theMart announces artists who will turn Merchandise Mart into huge, riverwalk-facing video wall"
Jason Salavon (Visual Arts) joins the roster of artists featured in "Art on theMART" — a 2.5-acre projection onto downtown Chicago's Merchandise Mart.
"The Upside of Anger"
Listen to Martha Nussbaum (Philosophy) debate productive rage versus retribution in politics.