Hannah Birnbaum, coordinator of the Rethinking Debt Working Group, explains how Marx and Nietzsche can help us better understand contemporary political discourses about debt.
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.
Serena Le, coordinator of the Sounds Studies Working Group, considers the evolution of sound studies as a field of study.
Starting in spring 2014, the Townsend Center will sponsor multi-week graduate seminars that reach across disciplines. The seminars will be led by visiting scholars who will also deliver public lectures and participate in other campus activities.
Bryan Cockrell, coordinator of the Society for Cultural Heritage, Arts, and the Law Working Group, considers the relationships between celebrities and their fans.
Professor Susanna Elm meditates on Galla Placidia, an overlooked ruler of the Western Roman Empire.