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Grad student Roger Turner explores the surprising connection between comic books, military training and the TV weather report.Loraine Terrell
While researching aviation’s role in the history of meteorology, doctoral student Roger Turner uncovered a surprising connection between comic books, military training and the television weather report.
School of Arts and Sciences Dean Rebecca Bushnell’s new book reinvigorates a classic genre for today’s readers.Staff
In this season of film and television awards shows, critics and audiences usually devote the greatest effort to appraising the most serious dramatic offerings.
Images inspire essays in Paul Hendrickson’s creative writing courseMolly Johnsen
It's only a deceiving photograph if you don't look hard enough.
Heather Love reclaims the darker aspects of queer history.Staff
Since she was a child, Heather Love, M. Mark and Esther K. Watkins Assistant Professor in the Humanities, depended on reading to be more than just a hobby.
Ralph Rosen's new book explores the dynamics of comic mockery and satire in Greek and Roman poetryStaff
The task of critical commentary on art and literature, observes classical-studies professor Ralph Rosen, is to explain the “negotiation between artist and audience … entangled in a messy web of fictions, truths and everything in between.”
The producer creates the records. The DJ spins the records. The dancer dances to the records.
Ask David Wallace who a modern-day Chaucer is, and he’ll fold his hands in his lap, exhale lightly and explain.
Cinema studies and English professor Peter Decherney traces the relationship between the film industry and the cultural elite to show how movies became American.Staff
Tabloids keep us up to date on the frolics of glamorous stars and the backstabbings of ruthless powerbrokers in Tinseltown.
Classicist examines the tragic fate of living too long.Staff
“Why do I overlive?” Adam laments in Paradise Lost.
Rick Beeman presents a unique overview of political culture and practice across the colonies on the eve of the American Revolution.Stephanie Brown
In his study, The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America, Beeman found that American ideals of democracy developed in a contradictory and decidedly undemocratic world.
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