Spotlight | Interdisciplinary 

Medievalists explore the art of being interdisciplinary  

"This is the intellectual version of the slow food movement."  

 — Arthur Bahr, MIT Associate Professor of Literature

At the recent “Cruising in the Ruins" conference scholars from many fields grappled with audaciously large questions—as a way of exploring the proposition that today's universities could generate even better research by encouraging a “rhythm of disciplinary attachment and detachment.”