“The Wind~an Unruly Living” and other finds

Student reading book

Like to read?

So do Case Western Reserve University faculty. And they love to write, too. (It’s their not-so-secret power.) 

Elevating your creativity and analytical powers is the mission of our faculty, and words are one tool they use to achieve that. As a student in our College of Arts and Sciences, you’ll have the chance to think in concert with scholars of all kinds. It’s a sense-making you’ll carry beyond the page.

Explore your interests.

Take a look at some of our favorite faculty reads…you’re “bound” to enjoy them!

  • In The Wind~an Unruly Living, Philosophy’s Jeremy Bendik-Keymer undertakes a breathtaking “askēsis”—the ancient philosophical word for a practice of changing yourself or your outlook—by winding together scholarship, fiction and journaling. Read an excerpt.
  • Humanities professor Michael Clune writes a memoir of his childhood transformed by technology through seven computer games in GamelifeRead an excerpt.
  • Best-selling author Thrity Umrigar illuminates the redemptive powers of friendship, backlit by the complexities of modern India in The Secrets Between Us.

If you’re looking for a place to rest your imagination this summer, our faculty library is a great start. Enjoy!