On February 6, 2017, Caltech News published a story about the Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations (CHHC). The piece provides an overview of the program, including its inaugural (2016-2018) research module “Violence and Order Past and Present,” and interviews some of its participants.
As described by Professor of English and Dean of Undergraduate Students Kevin Gilmartin, “We had a historian [Professor of History Warren Brown] who saw a set of historical problems and a literary scholar [Assistant Professor of English Jennifer Jahner] who perceived a set of literary questions and both of them were interested in working together across disciplines. And it was more than just a theme, it was a problem, and a problem that has claims well beyond this specific period. It has implications across history for all sorts of scholars."
Read the full story here.