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Michael Frachetti has received a $20,000 grant from Fondation Max van Berchem for research on 'Nomadic' urbanism in 11th century Uzbekistan.Read More
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Three Questions with Adia Harvey Wingfield
Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of sociology, studies the intersection of race, work and sociology. In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she also has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work.
Histories of contagion
Rebecca Messbarger, professor of Italian and founding director of the Medical Humanities program, discusses examples of social distancing from medieval Florence to Progressive Era St. Louis.
Dean Barbara Schaal looks ahead
With the spread COVID-19 around the globe, Washington University made the tough decision to move all instruction online for the remainder of the semester. During these challenging times, we hope that stories from across Arts & Sciences – including this update from Dean Schaal – will help connect our community.