Ana Mariella Bacigalupo, Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York-Buffalo, speaks on poor mestizos in northern Peru, who offer a new way to theorize humanism and sentient landscapes that interact with humans in terms of environmental justice, collective ethics, and health.
K. Healan Gaston, Lecturer on American Religious History and Ethics, writes that only by following former FBI director James Comey’s efforts to be a Niebuhrian can we fully understand his recent book, A Higher Loyalty, and begin to untangle some of the enigmas in Comey’s behavior.
This time it wasn’t about the medals. For Daniel Cnossen, it was about recapturing what drove his passion for the Navy SEALs: discipline, intensity, training, focus, commitment, and teamwork. And it was about adding another challenge to the adventure he’s lived since losing both his legs above the knee to an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.... Read more about Heart of Mettle Seeks More Than Medals
Cornel West's course, “American Democracy,” co-taught with Harvard Law School professor Roberto Unger, addressed the rise of inequality and nationalism in the United States through the lenses of class, race, and identity, and suggested ways to work for institutional change. In this interview, he shares his thoughts about the “escalating spiritual blackout” in American politics, what can be done to counteract it, and the role that Harvard Divinity School can play. ... Read more about Shining a Light on America’s ‘Spiritual Blackout’