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Friday, Aug 19, 2022

Arts & Culture


Book Review: 'The Raj Quartet'

Paul Scott's series about the last days British Crown rule in India tackles racism and colonialism with action, beautiful prose and dark humor.


The Librarian is in: '100 Times'

“100 Times” is a compilation of autobiographical vignettes in which the author tells of the many times she has been sexually harassed, assaulted and/or discriminated against from the time of her childhood and up until her mid-thirties. The author is a white, queer woman who is based in Brooklyn ...


Reel Critic: 'Les Misérables'

The latest installment in the Hirschfield Series brings viewers to the streets of Montfermeil, a modern look at a scene from Victor Hugo's 1862 book, with a dark and striking representation of inequity, institutional violence and hypocrisy.


An ode to Wodehouse

Two generations after his death, P.G. Wodehouse's smart, funny, character-driven prose deserves a revisit.


Reel Critic: 'The Whistlers'

Bringing the genre of mafia films to the Hirschfield Series, Corneliu Porumboiu's film blends drama with social commentary, bright colors and beautiful set and sound design.


The Spencer Prize 2020 Championship

The championship last week, sponsored by Oratory Now, featured six speeches by first-years and first-year febs who found personal connections to their academic learning.


Las Nietas de Nonó discusses equity post-hurricane

Sisters Mulowayi and Mapenzi Nonó brought performance and discussion to campus last Wednesday. Sharing photographs, food and dance with a crowd, they shared about the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in their home of Puerto Rico.


Reel critic: 'Atlantics'

The latest installment in the Hirschfield International Film Series, Mati Diop's clever futuristic film delivers romance, social commentary and action.