Read, Listen, Watch


Publications from December 2023 onwards, including books, articles and blog pieces – with videos and podcasts in the mix, as well as coverage of faculty research. For previous entries, see the DSR Newsletter.


February 2024


DSR Chair Pamela Klassen's co-authored article, "The Serpent Mound of the Ohio Valley," which takes a close look at Harvard University's complext relationship to an ancient indigenous monument, was published in Epicenter, the institution's resarch and ideas blog.

PhD student Grace Feeney's paper "A Levinasian Critique of Feminist Theories of Vulnerability" appeared in in Perspectives: University College Dublin Postgraduate Journal of Philosophy, in its special issue on Race, Gender and Identity. 

PhD alumnus (2022) Usmon Boron’s article, ““And I Believe in Signs”: Soviet Secularity and Islamic Tradition in Kyrgyzstan,” was published online in Comparative Studies in Society and History 2024: 1-27.  


January 2024


A profile of affiliate faculty member and Jackman Humanities Institute Faculty Fellow Kamari Clarke was published in the JHI's Circle of Fellows Spotlight series

January brought news of two publications from PhD student Christina Gousopoulos

Alexander Hampton's article, "Romanticism and System in Coleridge and Schlegel," was published in Symphilosophie, International Journal of Philosophical Romanticism, the online journal for new academic research on German Romantic Philosophy.


December 2023


CBC Kids featured Kevin J. White in its Campfire Stories series, telling the story of “How the Raccoon Got Its Mask.” 

Kyle Smith was the special guest on the Biblical Time Machine podcast, in the December 18 episode, “A Cultural History of Christmas.” 

J. Barton Scott, a 2023-24 JHI Faculty Research Fellow, is featured in the Circle of Fellows Spotlight, where you can read all about his project, The Piercing Virtue: Isherwood’s Guru in Adorno’s Los Angeles

Affiliate DSR faculty member Kamari Clarke’s work as principal investigator on the Early Warning, Early Response project was profiled in an A&S News article, which examines the program that empowers Nigerians to defend their communities