Date posted: April 28th, 2016
Date posted: April 25th, 2016
Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s (Oxford University Press, April 2016) by William Marling, Department of English, was recently published. It is Professor Marling’s sixth book. …Read more.
Date posted: March 23rd, 2016
Undergraduate Humanities Prize
The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities will offer a $500 prize recognizing exceptional achievement in a capstone project or senior paper in conjunction with a humanities course such as Art History, Classics, English, History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Theater. …Read more.
Date posted: February 18th, 2016
Justine Howe, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies. was recently selected as one of ten “Young Scholars in American Religion” by the Center for Religion and American Culture at Indiana University. …Read more.
Date posted: January 19th, 2016
English professor Michael W. Clune was interviewed by Michael Feldman on his national public radio show, “Whad’Ya Know,” about Clune’s critically acclaimed new book, Gamelife. They spoke about the relation between numbers and literature, the challenges of writing about childhood, and the importance of humanities education. …Read more.
Date posted: November 17th, 2015
The Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest invites all current Case Western Reserve University and Cuyahoga Community College students, faculty/administrators, and staff to submit entries to this year’s contest. The deadline for submission has been extended until January 22, 2016 by 5 pm. …Read more.
Date posted: November 6th, 2015
Date posted: September 15th, 2015
On Wednesday, September 9, more than 200 people attended the lecture in Ford Auditorium by Professor Richard Dunn of the University of Pennsylvania, winner of this year’s Anisfield-Wolf Award in Non-Fiction. …Read more.
Date posted: August 20th, 2015
Timothy Beal, Florence Harkness Professor of Religion, is one of 36 authors to win the new NEH fellowship, which aims to promote well-researched books for general audiences. His book, Revelation: A Biography (Princeton University Press), will offer a cultural history of the New Testament book of Revelation and the apocalyptic imaginations it has fueled, exploring the many, often wildly contradictory lives of this strangely familiar, sometimes horrifying, sometimes inspiring biblical vision. …Read more.
Date posted: August 20th, 2015
Maggie Popkin, assistant professor of art history, is a principle investigator on a team of scholars who have received a three-year, $300,000 collaborative research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support archaeological research in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods in Samothrace, Greece. …Read more.
Date posted: August 19th, 2015
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will fund “How Medicine Became Modern,” an interactive digital history exhibit in development at the Dittick. In January, James Edmonson and Brandy Schillace filed an application for NEH support under the category of “Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants.” On Friday July 24 the NEH contacted Dittrick Chief Curator Edmonson informally with good news, and the official announcement of 2015 award recipients, including the Dittrick, went public on Tuesday July 28. …Read more.