In the News

In the News features articles on current topics in the Humanities, publications and projects by Berkeley faculty and fellowship participants, and general Townsend Center news.

May 08, 2015
Self-Portrait by Artist With Alzheimer’s Disease.

Kathleen Powers reflects on a Berkeley conference about dementia and personhood.

April 16, 2015
Authors Alliance Logo

Mike Wolfe of Authors Alliance discusses how academic authors can ensure that their works remain discoverable and available.

April 01, 2015
A picture of an artwork taken from the The Magnes Collection

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life's series of Wednesday noontime lectures features rarely seen objects from its collection.

March 17, 2015
Text chunks plotted on x and y axes

Rochelle Terman explains how computational tools for plot analysis work and why, despite their shortcomings, they are of interest to humanists.

March 03, 2015
A magnifying glass on a globe, displaying 'WWW'

Rochelle Terman's blog post updates the previous guide for scholars looking to build a professional web presence.

January 29, 2015
Photo of Net Neutrality protesters

Rochelle Terman explains the shift in locus of the Net Neutrality debate from the FCC to Congress.