Professor Liam Brockey’s new book, The Visitor: André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia has been released by Harvard University Press. From the press: In an age when few people ventured beyond their place of birth, André Palmeiro left Portugal on a journey to the far side of the world. Bearing the title “Father Visitor,” he […]
Professor Javier Pescador co-directed a visual arts collective project, the Selfi-Eye Mural at the Jackson County Youth Center, sponsored by the Youth Arts Alliance in Michigan. The mural is a collaborative project with the center residents that explored photography, self-portraiture and mural painting as public art. YAA provides art programming for Youth-At-Risk in the Juvenile […]
The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) is pleased to announce that its recent proposal submitted to the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) was selected to receive project funding. Within the category of Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning Grants, NEH awarded PRI with $60,000 to plan and develop a traveling exhibition that will share the […]
Professor Lewis Siegelbaum published an essay in The Nation. Drawing on oral interviews he conducted in the 1980s and ’90s, he places the present conflict in Ukraine historical context.
Professor Laura Fair has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the Netherland’s Institute for Advanced Study. She will join a select group of scholars in residence at the institute during the academic year 2013-14, where she will be working on a book project tentatively titled, ‘Cinema, Society and the City: Film Cultures in Twentieth Century […]