Image: Three Inquiries in Technology and Imagination

Images and newer technologies that allow us to create and display images have shaped the modern world. Taylor, Rubenstein and Carlson, all philosophers of religion, explore the culture of the image, addressing Heidegger’s claim that the most important event of modern society is “the conquest of the world as a… Continue reading »

The Rise and Fall of Morris Ernst, Free Speech Renegade

Civil liberties lawyer Morris Ernst, Class of 1909, waged many battles in the courtroom, fighting against censorship, arguing for reproductive rights, advocating for unions and seeking protections for sexual expression and public speech. Active in the 1930s and ’40s, he greatly influenced liberal causes and may be best remembered for… Continue reading »

Sunrise Summer

Author Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr team up again in this picture book for ages 4 to 7, a fictional story based on their real-life experiences. A young girl takes a long trip with her family to the Alaskan tundra, where her family spends summers running a commercial salmon… Continue reading »