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Retranslating Literary Classics: A Panel on Cervantes, Montaigne, and Dostoevsky was held yesterday in Miller Theatre. So many Lit Hum favorites in one place! Bwog sent literary liaison Artur Renault to fill you in. As pessoas encheram o auditório na hora marcada, e à medida que as cadeiras iam se ocupando, a animação crescia. This […]

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Unrequited Reading

Though lost to history, we are working to bring you whatever we can from the May issue of The Blue & White. Here, Allie Curry explains how we are able to read things not written in English, even though we won’t pay for the convenience. The headline of a 2003 New York Times piece on […]

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Columbia’s Professor Stiglitz, who’s been making the rounds recently, published a commentary on the economic recession in Slate and, well, the headline says it all. (Slate) Apple announced the iPhone 4S yesterday, and, along with it, their new Siri app; part voice-recognition, part artificial-intelligence, all HAL-9000.  It’s a shame the name is destined to be the […]

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As long as schools like Columbia champion the “sink-or-swim” school of language instruction, you will inevitably come into contact with, whether in fulfilling your requirement or just being intellectually curious, the Language Professor Who Does Not Speak English. This professor can exist in any language department. The idea of this professor is that you are […]

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