Books & Arts

  • Tsunami and Rebirth

    Tsunami and Rebirth

    Jesse Hamlin, 15 Jun 2017

    Bosnian-born artist Amer Kobaslija looks at devastation, cleanup, and restoration through the act of painting. 

    Summer 2017

  • Nuns and Nones

    Nuns and Nones

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    Religious studies scholar Elizabeth Drescher talks to the religiously unaffiliated across the country and says: Tell me about your spiritual lives. A conversation about her book Choosing Our Religion.

    Summer 2017 

  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    What’s scarier: a mind-controlling monster or financial planning? The latest from behavioral economist Meir Statman and anthropologist Matthew Jobin

    Summer 2017 

  • Cause and Effect

    Cause and Effect

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    Anna Sampaio ’92 and E. Gary Spitko on biases in immigration, policing, and the workplace.

    Summer 2017 

  • Dueling Pianists

    Dueling Pianists

    Alicia K. Gonzales ’09, 15 Jun 2017

    Finding love at the piano bench: Chris Wemp ’12, M.A. ’18 and Claire Kunkle ’14.

    Summer 2017

  • Muzhik of La Mancha

    Muzhik of La Mancha

    John Deever, 15 Jun 2017

    Mikhail Bulgakov wrote The Master and Margarita and then took on Don Quixote for the stage. Scholar Scott Pollard ’81 explores why—especially at a time when nothing Bulgakov wrote could be published or staged in Stalin’s Soviet Union.

    Summer 2017

  • It’s Not the Holy Spirit

    It’s Not the Holy Spirit

    Cheryl Dumesnil ’91, 15 Jun 2017

    A poem from Showtime at the Ministry of Lost Causes (University of Pittsburgh Press). Cheryl Dumesnil ’91 will be giving a reading on campus next year.

    Summer 2017

  • Bronco Books

    Bronco Books

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    Mike Pereira ’72 on football, surviving cancer, and changing the rules. Cynthia Trenshaw MTS ’98 on ministering to society’s unwanted. Susan Casey ’66 on women heroes of the American Revolution.

    Summer 2017

  • Larger Than Life

    Larger Than Life

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    Remembering Kevin Starr, arguably the greatest California historian, period.

    Summer 2017

  • A Beautiful Voice

    A Beautiful Voice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 12 Jun 2017

    Pioneers, Elvis, and grilled cheese sandwiches: a conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.