Humanities in Focus

Humans of the U: Jeff Metcalf

“I’m very excited about the novel (fiction) called ‘Wacko’s City of Fun Carnival.’ It is loosely based on my own experience of running away from home at 15 and a half and joining a traveling carnival. As my mother always told me, ‘How could somebody be born on Halloween, in a cab, in San Francisco and not have an interesting life?’ And, she was absolutely correct.”

Social issues cinema

The 11th annual Humanities in Focus Film Festival showcased documentaries created by non-traditional students.


Future in Review Films partnered with the U’s Humanities in Focus program for a private film screening of students’ work during the Sundance Film Festival.