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LectureHop: “Shakespeare in Translation?”

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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I’m Not Really Sure Where This Is Going Yet, But

Always honoring our mother magazine, The Blue and White, we present another preview from the February 2014 issue, on campus now. Staff Writer Michelle Cheripka, CC ’16, gives us this account of uptalk, or “the linguistic equivalent of passing a joint around.” “This might be stupid and I don’t know where I’m going with this yet, […]

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Reminder: Your Professors Are Smart

Although maybe every so often you forget that.  In the last few weeks, many of our esteemed professors have published articles, perhaps to squeeze ’em in before the school year starts.  Read on and tell us what we missed in the comments. Cris Beam, Creative Writing: Just Holding On Through The Curves (NYTimes) I didn’t give birth […]

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Bwoglines: Talking Smack Edition

At last night’s Golden Globes, the rich and famous came together to celebrate themselves, while us normal people gawked and asked “who they wore?” Gervais hurt some feelings, Helena Bonham Carter wore two different shoes, and The Social Network took home 4 pretty trinkets. (We love you, Aaron Sorkin!) This week in brouhahas, Amy Chua’s […]

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