In the Media

‘Jim Crow relic’: A short history of the filibuster

January 18, 2022

IFK Faculty William Howell comments on the history of the filibuster
In the Media

Austan Goolsbee in conversation on midterms and the U.S. economy

January 18, 2022

IFK Faculty Austan Goolsbee in conversation on midterms and the U.S. economy on MSNBC

The Sleep of Reason Produces Cats

January 12, 2022

IFK Faculty Michael Rossi on Edward L. Thorndike’s experiments with cats and scientific experimentation
In the Media

There is no Planet B

January 11, 2022

Science fiction scholars and IFK postdocs Katherine Buse and Anastasia Klimchynskaya offer insight on sci fi history and planet speculation in Popular Science
In the Media

Was Voltaire the First Sci-Fi Author?

January 11, 2022

IFK Faculty Ada Palmer tells WIRED Voltaire could be considered the first Sci-Fi writer thanks to a piece he wrote in 1752, Micromegas which features aliens.
News

Brad Bolman receives various honorable mentions for essay awards and research grant

December 02, 2021

Honorable mentions from FHHMLS Graduate Essay Award and FHHS John C. Burnham Early Career Award and Received Royal Society Lisa Jardine Grant
In the Media

Dr.Adam Cifu on Medical Conservatism

December 02, 2021

News

Ana Klimchynskaya receives the Science Fiction Research Association Support a New Scholar Grant!

December 02, 2021

Congratulations to IFK Postdoc Ana Klimchynskaya on receiving the Science Fiction Research Association Support a New Scholar Grant! The New Scholar Program supports scholars of outstanding promise in
In the Media

Shannon Lee Dawdy’s ‘American Afterlives’ charts growing marketplace for new death rituals

November 15, 2021

IFK Faculty and Research Grant Recipient Shannon Lee Dawdy's book 'American Afterlives: Reinventing Death in the 21st Century' charts growing marketplace for new death rituals.
News

IFK Faculty Eve L. Ewing and Michael Rossi Receive the 2020 and 2021 Laing Awards

November 15, 2021

IFK Core Faculty Michael Rossi and SIFK Faculty Research Grant Recipient Eve Ewing recently received the prestigious 2020 and 2021 Laing Awards
In the Media

America Needs a New Scientific Revolution

November 05, 2021

James Evans' research on scientific progress and the "ossification" of research
Announcements

Ada Palmer Releases New Book with Seminary Coop

November 04, 2021

The event will include a reading, a Q&A and a book signing.
Announcements

Eve Ewing selected to give the faculty welcome at the inauguration of President Paul Alivisatos

October 27, 2021

Ewing is an award-winning author and sociologist of education whose work focuses on the impact of racism and social inequality in K-12 public school systems
In the Media

Dido’s Bar: The Origin Myth featuring Shadi Bartsch Zimmer

October 27, 2021

Dido's Bar podcast with guest Shadi Bartsch on Virgil's Aeneid, why it's so brilliant and how it's retained so much resonance and significance today
In the Media

IFK Postdoc Jordan Bimm comments on Jeff Bezos’ commercial space station

October 26, 2021

Blue Origin, the private aerospace company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, announced plans Monday to launch a commercial space station, named Orbital Reef.