Arts & Humanities

Spring/22

Nearly a century after it was banned, Gertrude Beasley’s (AM 1918) memoir of her Texas upbringing reaches a new generation of readers.

02.16.2022

Two scholars in sound studies discuss golden age of radio dramatist Arch Oboler’s (EX’36) acoustic tricks.

02.10.2022

John Himmel on his father, Richard Himmel, EX’42

Winter/22

Decorator and pulp writer Richard Himmel, EX’42 (1920–2000), had a private eye for design.

Winter/22

Radio dramatist Arch Oboler, EX’36, shone a light on the horrors of humanity—in fiction and in reality.

Winter/22

“No one has cared to say.” 

Winter/22

Jeri Lynne Johnson, AM’05, joins art and activism in her Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.

Winter/22

Neil Verma, AM’04, PhD’08, is tuned in to the golden age of radio.

Winter/22

With Work in Progress, Abby McEnany, AB’92, created an unconventional sitcom for anyone who feels different.

Fall/21

Questions for the College alumna and publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books.

Fall/21

Sam Greenlee, EX’57 (1930–2014), distinguished himself as a Foreign Service Officer, then found his true mission as a radical writer.

Summer/21

In Sleeping Presidents, artist and writer John Ransom Phillips, ABʼ60, PhDʼ66, takes viewers inside the minds of (almost) every one from George Washington to Joe Biden.