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Rice student in Santiago de Cuba   |   Credit: Prof. Luis Duno-Gottberg, 2015

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The Invention of Nicolas Shumway: A Symposium and Celebration

With this symposium we recognize the many contributions of Nicolas Shumway as scholar, teacher, and administrator. Former students, colleagues, and friends reflect on his legacy in the field of intellectual history of Latin America, his contributions to Argentine studies, and his leadership of... Read more

New book by Rice’s Morton a call for solidarity between humans and...

In our relationship with nonhumans we decided the fate of our humanity. That is the... Read more

Minter, former English Dept. chair, dies at 82

David Minter, a former English Department chair, interim vice provost and university... Read more