Congratulations to Alex Blanchette, recipient of this year’s Lerman-Neubauer Prize for Outstanding Teaching and Advising, awarded to a faculty member who has had a profound intellectual impact on their students, both inside and outside the classroom. Graduating seniors were inspired to nominate Professor Blanchette as most influential in shaping their minds.
Nick Seaver's new book Computing Taste: Algorithms and the Makers of Music Recommendation was recently published by The University of Chicago Press and featured on the New Books in Anthropology and Let’s Get Coffee, WYXR Memphis podcasts. Read an excerpt of the book on Engadget.
Amahl Bishara's new book "Crossing a Line: Laws, Violence, and Roadblocks to Palestinian Political Expression" was recently published by Stanford University Press.