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Suzanne Conklin Akbari

Suzanne Akbari

On December 4, 2019, Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, gave the talk "What Is the Value of the Humanities? How We Read (and Write) Today," examining how we engage with literature...

Gossuin de Metz's "Image du Monde"

To be bewildered is, literally, to be lost in the woods. Not lost in the beautiful and well-marked paths that wind through the Institute forest but trapped and disoriented in a dangerous place with the fear that you might never escape. The...

In How We Read: Tales, Fury, Nothing, Sound (Punctum Books, 2019), a new book coedited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, contributors explore reading as a passive,...