Last week, Professors Steven Ramey and Vaia Touna sat down to discuss their involvement with the Culture on the Edge research group and blog, along with their two book series. Though the discussion was intended to focus on Prof. Touna’s recent addition to the published series, it naturally led to a conversation on the implications of fabricating origins and identity.
We established the REL blog two years ago this summer, originally linked to our 2012-13 lecture series on the relevance of the humanities (hence the theme of many of our early posts) but then widened the lens considerably last summer, developing a faculty blog along with one for current students, grads, and even for guests.
Overall, we’ve had 23,500 hits, with 599 being our best single day.
We’ll be posting from the archives throughout the summer, and publishing new content as well (like something from Prof. Jacobs this Monday morning). So we hope you continue to find the blog provocative of thought, as they say.