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What is the story that you have to tell? Amber Dermont, whose 2012 debut novel, "The Starboard Sea," was hailed by the New York Times as "engrossing," "captivating" and "inspired," began teaching at the university in fall 2013 as an associate professor of English. »


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Rice University Art Gallery

Ben Butler: Unbounded
Current Exhibition
Ben Butler: Unbounded
June 4 - August 28, 2015
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Uwe Steiner, Chair of German Studies, was able to spend last year in the German city of Freiburg im Breisgau, where he was working on a new major research project on “philosophical anthropology,” a trend in early twentieth-century German philosophy, influenced by philosophers like Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger. »