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Section: Big Ideas

Mobtown’s Charmed History

Fall 2017

In Baltimore: A Political History Matthew Crenson looks at the manifold forces that influenced and...

Syllabus: Global (In)Security

Spring 2017

In Global Security Politics, students explore the political implications of weapons of mass destruction and...

Reopening the Case

Spring 2017

In a new biography, Chester B. Himes, Lawrence Jackson identifies Himes as a key figure...

Syllabus: Finding the Words

Fall 2016

Through the Department of Near Eastern Studies, a group of undergraduates is learning to decipher...

Cervantes: No One-Hit Wonder

Spring 2016

William Egginton’s new book on Cervantes arrives in bookstores just in time for the 400th...

Syllabus: Seeing Stars

Spring 2016

Not every Nobel laureate chooses to teach an entry-level science course that includes freshmen, but...