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Yesterday evening Booker Prize shortlisted novelists Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar spoke to students as part of the Barnard Forum on Migration. Itinerant expert Claire Heyison reports. “Why do you write?” is an irritatingly familiar question to writers, and, while all too often avoided, one that must be addressed. Caryl Phillips and Hisham Matar, both visiting professors to the […]

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Bwog staffer Lucy Tang stops by Bank Street and relives a time before Lit Hum. Once upon a time, reading for school wasn’t stressful. Two days ago at Bank Street bookstore, I was transported to a time when required reading was Maniac Magee, the good old days… A crowded auditorium full of clamoring elementary school […]

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When I arrived at Jerome L. Greene Hall last week at 6:20 for a 7:00 lecture, I found a large mob already milling around the doors. This can’t be for Steven Pinker, I thought, although he is psycholinguist with, as some linguists would have me say, an emphasis on the “psycho.” But by the time […]

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