Events

Comparative Arts and Letters
Colloquium: Elliott Wise

When: Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
Where: 4010 JFSB
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Colloquium: Scholarship & Activism Roundtable

When: Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
Where: 4010 JFSB
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Colloquium: TBA

When: Thursday, Jan 24, 2019
Where: 4010 JFSB
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Humanities Center Blog

Fragile Beauty

December to me means Christmas, and of all the elements of the Christmas story, the one that fascinates me most is the story of the magi. It astonishes me that learned individuals would set out ...
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Aliens, Anchors, and How Words Still Matter

I was twelve years old and it was a school night. I was at the dining room table, carefully gluing together pieces of paper and cardboard as I tried to create a diorama on Beethoven ...
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Learned Living

Regarding Hamlet, Friedrich Nietzsche once wrote that “knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion.”1 He was quick to outline that Hamlet’s knowledge did not consist of an overabundance of choices or possibilities, which then ...
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