Place, poetics and letters
We value the diversity of histories and stories, ideas and questions. We engage globally and locally, interrogating the boundaries of traditional canons, seeking to engage traditions beyond geographical divisions. We cross borders and examine boundaries. We believe that study of history, literature, philosophy open us to worlds of human experiences and provides us with a better understanding of ourselves and our world, its past and future, and our place within.
Godwin’s Law: Ian Wonn ’22 at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museumby Ian Wonn on March 22, 2020
For my co-op in Winter 2020, I am working for the Holocaust Museum. I am working with Noemi in the Oral History department and with Marc in Oral History. Noemi’s job is working with people to get a survivor’s history of life and time in
Noah Yasgur ’19 at Community Solutionsby Noah Yasgur on June 5, 2019
In a nutshell, and as seen on their website, the aim of Community Solutions “is to educate people about ways to make their communities more self-reliant and resilient.” However small this sounds in scope, I can assure you that there is A LOT that fits
Art, Interview, Translations: Sarah Tibble ’22 at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.by Sarah Tibble on May 15, 2019
When I first thought of working for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the idea seemed daunting. Washington D.C. in general seems daunting, working with people I have never met before is daunting, living with people I have only briefly met before seems daunting. I
Humanities News & Achievements
Vice President for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor of History Dr. Kevin McGruder was featured in the PBS NewsHour documentary, "Trump’s path to the presidency — and the remaking of the Republican Party," by journalists Yamiche Alcindor and...
"I'm a policy associate at the National Council for Behavioral Health in Washington DC and will also be starting a Master's degree in public policy at George Washington University this fall. The National Council is a non-profit organization that...
Brooke Blackmon Bryan, chair of the writing program and assistant professor of writing and digital literacy, was interviewed for a Rewire article, “Why Analog Hobbies Make Us Feel Human.”