"Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination, and of the heart."
- Salman Rushdie
In our relationship with nonhumans we decided the fate of our humanity.
David Minter, a former English Department chair, interim vice provost and university l
'A reckoning for our species': the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene
Lecture by Rice medical media expert Kirsten Ostherr With the rise of smartphones, sma
At a time when debates over immigration and refugees are dominating the headlines, a n
The 15 students in Burke Nixonâ€™s first-year writing-intensive seminar, Medical Humanit
Riceâ€™s Timothy Morton, a philosopher and the Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English, was in
Two English professors -- Riceâ€™s Helena Michie and The Ohio State Universityâ€™s Robyn W
Kirsten Ostherr, professor of English and director of medical humanities at Rice, join