Archive for September, 2011

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Breaking the Banking Model: Enrique’s Journey and Experimental Collaboration in the Classroom

by Christopher McVey • Michael Wesch, associate professor of cultural anthropology at Kansas State University, created this video with students from an introductory lecture course, asking the class to survey […]

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Into the Fire: 9/11 and Popular Music

by Charles Hughes • The events of September 11, 2001, immediately and fundamentally changed the course of United States and world history, changes made further significant by subsequent U.S. military […]

Let’s Get Physical: Sex and the Body in Antiquity

Let’s Get Physical: Sex and the Body in Antiquity

by Kerry Lefebvre • In the spring, Jon Stewart and the Daily Show responded to the commotion this photo in a recent J. Crew ad had created.  The photo shows J. Crew director Jenna […]

Introducing Monique Allewaert, Assistant Professor of English

Introducing Monique Allewaert, Assistant Professor of English

[Monique Allewaert joins the UW Faculty this fall as an Assistant Professor of English.  In a brief interview, she introduces her research on early American literature and culture and discusses […]

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Introducing Derek Johnson, Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

[Derek Johnson joins the UW-Faculty this fall as an Assistant Professor of Communication Arts.  In a brief interview, he shares some fascinating blogs and introduces his research on creativity and […]