What does it mean to be human? We explore that question by creating and examining culture in its myriad forms and across disciplines: literature, media, philosophy, religion, visual and performing arts, and much more.
Jennifer Kyker, an ethnomusicologist, with renowned performer of the Zimbabwean mbira, Sekuru Tute Chigamba tell the story of colonialism’s effect on generations.More »
The Early Worlds Initiative, an interdisciplinary research project, at the University of Rochester aims to delve deeper into this complex and intriguing field.More »
Peter Christensen, an art historian, explains how he uses ‘facial recognition’ to unlock architectural secrets.More »
With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Pablo Sierra Silva seeks to recover the experiences of enslaved people during the 17th century.More »
Sustainability is a well-worn term—but a hard one to define. It’s a “messy, murky concept,” says philosopher and chair of the philosophy department, Randall Curren.More »