Open Letter Against the International Student Ban

We are gravely concerned about the new visa guidelines released yesterday. Our international students are very important to us and we support them through this unsettling time. The following is an open letter signed by faculty across the country in support of our international students and against the guidelines. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HNQjP2yPtS67C4UpaNMn0Khn1c2LDwgU-p9Htzh4_2A/viewform?edit_requested=true

Italy has its own George and its own Breonna

Italy has its own George and its own Breonna: Racism and antiracist protests in Italy[1] Elena Dalla Torre June 8, 2020   On June 2, Italy celebrated the foundation of the Republic, which marked with women’s vote, 74 years ago, Italy’s birth to a new era of democracy and reconstruction.  With the birth of the […]

A Statement on the Role of the Humanities in Times of Crisis

A Statement on the Role of the Humanities The chairs and directors of Humanities departments and programs at Washington University in St. Louis have prepared this statement. In times of severe challenges, we feel that it is crucial that we avail ourselves of the invaluable resources that humanities scholarship and education offer.