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Recipes for a very Arts & Sciences Thanksgiving

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, faculty members share recipes that they will include at their dinners. 

WashU students contribute to celebration of Archer Alexander Day of Freedom

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The Evergreens, a Washington University Treble A Capella group, performed at the memorial service celebrating Archer Alexander Day of Freedom

Rethinking the complicated history of Holocaust literature

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A $1.3 million grant from the United Kingdom Arts and Humanities Research Council will enable an international team of researchers to conduct the first study of Holocaust literature at scale.

It’s time to reconsider Philip Roth

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In a new book about the celebrated American novelist, Matthew Shipe explores Roth’s half-century struggle with the question of what it means to be American.

Summer 2022 Spector-Yang Award

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Five students share their East Asia experiences.

Arts & Sciences announces new Ampersand course innovation grants

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The College of Arts & Sciences and First-Year Programs is looking for proposals for new Ampersand programs.

Now Accepting Summer Exploration Course Proposals

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We are now accepting course proposals for our 2023 Exploration Courses!

The sovereignty of joy

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In a new book, Miguel Valerio uncovers the history of Afro-Mexican festival performances in colonial Mexico.

Political scientists to study populist rhetoric as a threat to democracy

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Political scientists Christopher Lucas, Jacob Montgomery, and Margit Tavits recently won funding from the National Science Foundation to study the rise of populist rhetoric on social media and its effects on democracies.

Arts & Sciences to create new Department of Statistics and Data Science

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The new department will provide a foundation for ambitious and innovative digital transformation across a range of disciplinary areas.

Assessing state of worker power, economic opportunity in the US

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Weidenbaum Center Resident Fellow Jake Rosenfeld highlighted in The Source

Labor unions are hot, but their moment may not last

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Weidenbaum Center Resident Fellow Jake Rosenfeld quoted in Los Angeles Times