A short history of the term "catharsis" and its relevance to the discussion of artistic truth vs. scientific fact.
As racist statues topple, what will replace them? The students of Professor Patricia Kim’s Spring 2020 Interdisciplinary Seminar, "Women and Public Art" imagined the next generation of monuments for their final projects.
Every day, we walk through the streets of New York. We are all caught up with our own lives and do not take the time to really look at what is going on around us.
A conversation with Matthew Stanley, professor of the history of science at Gallatin and author of the 2019 book "Einstein's War: How Relativity Triumphed Among the Vicious Nationalism of World War I."
Take an audio-visual trip through Funk's history across space and time. Brit-Funk, City Pop, Italo-Disco, Afrobeat, Samba Funk...we got it all! Reading: optional; Watching & listening: required!
Zhajiangmian is a dish that is at the core of Beijing culture and of three generations of women in my family.
When West Africans resettle in the United States, Europe, or elsewhere, the tension disappears and they take on one identity, as Guinean, in a new foreign land. I am interested in exploring the factors that suddenly leads to unity and eventually the formation of a community in the foreign land but doesn’t seem to happen in their own home country.
"Each passing year sees graffiti art being stripped from our streets, and with each disappearance, we lose a piece of our culture. This walking tour is just one South Bronx native's attempt to preserve its memory."
A look at the conceptions of history in In W.H. Auden’s “Archaeology” and Wallace Stevens’s “A Postcard from the Volcano"
What is the connection between history and memory, and how do monuments play into this dynamic? A virtual tour.
A video juxtaposing a series of wartime and peacetime events in the modern histories of both Greece and Cyprus.