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August 13, 2014

Review of a recent book, "War! What Is It Good For? Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots," by Ian Morris, professor of classics, on how war has made humanity safer and richer over the last 10,000 years, with governments played an essential role in this process. 

August 13, 2014

Tanya Luhrmann, professor of anthropology, talks about her research findings that the "voices" heard by people suffering from schizophrenia may differ depending on their culture.

August 11, 2014

Allyson Hobbs, assistant professor of history, describes how "passing," which usually meant blacks living as whites to escape bias, showed the complexity and even absurdity of racial categories.