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.

January 13, 2015
Image of Tokyo

Kirsten Larson, an Architecture and City and Regional Planning graduate student, reflects on a semester-long colloquium of the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative.

December 17, 2014
Image of Nelson Mandela

Catherine Cole (Theater, Dance and Performance Studies) and Gillian Hart (Geography) preview an exciting and timely series of events on campus this spring.

December 03, 2014
humanists@work poster

The UC-wide Humanists@Work initiative hosts a workshop to help humanities grad student explore careers outside the academy.

November 20, 2014
Internet Map

Rochelle Terman explains the "net neutrality" debate.

November 03, 2014
Red Queen from Through the Looking Glass, a very red queen

Eelco Runia takes a fresh look at cultural evolution.

October 31, 2014
Tears in the Fabric

The Townsend Center gathers five distinguished historians to discuss thinking, theorizing, and writing about the past.