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This past Thursday, staff writer Jeffrey Ndubisi attended “Shakespeare in Translation?,” presented by the King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe and the Center for American Studies. The two-hour event, hosted in Barnard Hall’s Held Auditorium, featured a conversation between Professors John McWhorter and James Shapiro of the Linguistics and English departments, respectively. All throughout the event, KCST performers presented four scenes […]

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Soon the world’s population will hit 7 billion! (New Yorker) The new iPhone already ended at least one marriage. (HuffPo) Unexpectedly large numbers of Americans believe that marijuana should be legal. (NYMag) Dark matter is even more puzzling than we thought. (Wired) Young eyes needed washing after porn was posted on Sesame Street’s YouTube channel. […]

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Bwog would like to extend its heartiest congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Lionel Trilling and Mark Van Doren Awards, bestowed upon exceptional professors each year for writing a fancy book and being dedicated to “humanity, devotion to truth and inspiring leadership,” respectively. This year, the Trilling Award goes to the English department’s James […]

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On June 13th, Professor of English and Comparative Literature James Shapiro won the BBC 4 Samuel Johnson Prize for his work, A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599. Shapiro’s tome, a partial biography, details the 35-year old Bard as he works on As You Like It, Julius Caesar, and Hamlet. Herewith, the Bwog […]

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