In his new book, professor of history Stewart Weaver chronicles journeys of discovery from the pre-historic trek of humans across the land bridge over the Bering Strait some 12,000 years ago to the mid-20th century deep sea voyages of Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Joshua Dubler’s project will shed new light on how changes in the religious landscape in America have contributed to tremendous growth in the prison system over the last 40 years.
In a new study, Simon School professor used data science methodologies to take a closer look at what actually motivates candidates to “go negative.”
An exhibition and panel discussion will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the transition to democracy in Central Europe. The event is sponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies.
Rachel Leow, a lecturer in Modern East Asian History at the University of Cambridge, will present talks on the cultural history of electricity in Shanghai, and on history, technology, and the liberal arts.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad will deliver the University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address. Muhammad is author of Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America, in which he explored the roots of the popular conception of black criminality in America.