School of Humanities and Social Sciences
A two-time alumnus and new literary darling returns to Brooklyn College to discuss the groundbreaking novel he first workshopped in the M.F.A. program.
A new Brooklyn College professor explores African-American English, and finds a campus where the cultural and linguistic diversity speaks her language.
Numismatist and historiographer Liv Yarrow tells about how images struck on a coin helped her advance her research on the Roman Republic.
Classics Professor Liv Yarrow has been co-directing a project that will allow numismatists, historians, and the like to access a giant database of coin die to expand their scholarship on the Roman Republic.
Teanu Reid ’16 began supporting her school and fellow students shortly after she arrived at Brooklyn College. She has continued giving back and engaging with her alma mater as she works on her Ph.D. at Yale.
Samori Harris dives deep into issues surrounding race and the criminal justice system.
Sahil Chaudry ’21 investigates the confluence of food insecurity and climate change.
Journalist, author, and creative writing M.F.A. student Wadzanai Mhute is intent on flipping stereotypes on their head and showing the world a more nuanced picture of her native Zimbabwe.
Ocean Vuong ’12 and De’Shawn Charles Winslow ’11 ’13 M.F.A. Recognized for Their Contributions to Multicultural Literature
Faculty members join forces to create an archive for the college community’s tales from the pandemic.
Landing at The New York Times right after earning his bachelor’s degree, reporter and writer Derek Norman ’17 has grown to believe that, as a journalist, bearing witness to the human experience is a duty and a privilege.
Award-winning author and perfumer Tanaïs says that at the intersection of writing and creating fragrances are deeper stories to be told of culture and politics.
Brooklyn College student Galilea Matias’ study of water quality in Mexico’s poorer neighborhoods spurred her to consider further research in sustainability and gained her a job with a local CSA helping to improve nutrition in New York City neighborhoods with less access to fresh farm produce.
Matthew Freedman had his students in mind when he won a prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Teaching Award this year, enabling the Hudson Valley–based high school English teacher to study education in Finland.
At a time when they are both receiving accolades, authors Helen Phillips ’07 M.F.A. and De’Shawn Charles Winslow ’11, ’13 M.A. meet on campus to reflect on their beginnings in the Brooklyn College creative writing program and how far they have come.
On the Importance of a Humanities Education in a Changing World