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Friday, Aug 19, 2022

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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.


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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 ...


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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.


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An ode to Wodehouse

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Reel critic: 'Atlantics'

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




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