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Cultural lessons learned from the Super Bowl

Cultural lessons learned from the Super Bowl

By Boswell Hutson

February 2, 2015

It’s rare that I ever write something outwardly patriotic, but my love for the Super Bowl is too deep, so here it goes, I guess.As I’m writing this, the victor of the Super Bowl is unknown. However, by the time this is published, the champion will be known by millions and will surely have locked up ...

A Revolutionary Fellow

Asef Bayat, sociology and Middle Eastern studies professor, was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship Grant in April along with five other University professors.

April 30, 2014

Five University professors have been awarded Guggenheim Fellowships, an award reserved for those “who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.”  Of the five — Asef Bayat, Joy Harjo, David Deke Weaver, Catherine Prendergast, and St...