J-Term Class Untangles History of Police Power

J-Term Class Untangles History of Police Power

By ELSA KORPI

February 21, 2019


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Visiting Professor Amit Prakash taught the Winter Term course “Policing the Globe.”

Reel Critic: ‘Cold War’

By RILEY BOARD

February 21, 2019


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'Cold War' makes stunning use of mirrors, in shots that had audience members faintly gasping.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

February 21, 2019


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If I am honest with you, the author of this work is everything I’ve ever wanted to be: a smart, paid and recognized writer who addresses issues of race in her writing without being beholden to them (and who has a solid plan B for a career, just in case). In this debut collection of short storie...

Poet and Painter: Connections Between Chopin and Debussy

Poet and Painter: Connections Between Chopin and Debussy

By JOHN VAALER

February 21, 2019


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Paden’s interpretation of Debussy and Chopin highlighted the two composers’ similarities in color and technique, but also their stark differences — Chopin’s restlessness, Debussy’s obliqueness.

What is Overdrive?

February 21, 2019


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The Middlebury College Libraries have recently acquired dozens of new audiobooks on the Overdrive platform. Try them out at go/overdrive/.

Reel Critic: Eighth Grade

Reel Critic: Eighth Grade

By OWEN MASON-HILL

February 14, 2019


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Bo Burnham's directorial debut was chosen by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute as one of 2018's Top 10 Films.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

February 14, 2019


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“Becoming” is everything you’d expect from the former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. It is a thoughtful, conscientious and well-crafted memoir that studies the first years of her life in Chicago, her arrival to undergrad at Princeton University in New Jersey, the ways she navi...

Experimental Film-Theater Thesis Entrances Audiences

Experimental Film-Theater Thesis Entrances Audiences

By JOHN VAALER

February 14, 2019


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Leo Tolstoy lacked a firm definition for his seminal work, “War and Peace.” “It is not a novel, still less an epic poem, still less a historical chronicle,” wrote the Russian author. “‘War and Peace’ is what the author wanted and was able to express, in the form in which it is expr...

J-term Musical Brings Color and Light to Town Hall Theater

J-term Musical Brings Color and Light to Town Hall Theater

By RILEY BOARD

February 14, 2019


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The life of French impressionist Georges Seurat, served as the backdrop for a cast of 22 Middlebury College students and members of the Middlebury community to showcase their talents on the stage and behind it in the J-term musical “Sunday in the Park with George."

‘It Felt Like Freedom’: Celebrating Identity through Drag

By JOHN VAALER

February 14, 2019


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The Middlebury Queers and Allies Organization hosted the college’s first drag show of 2019 at Crossroads Cafe in the McCullough Student Center.

Coming to Schumann with the Heart

By BEN BEESE

January 28, 2019


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Mark Padmore and Paul Lewis, a tenor-pianist duo from the UK, performed a selection of “Lieder,” German romantic poems set to music, by Brahms, Mahler, and Schumann.

Faculty Retirement Program: ‘The End Comes as a Choice’

By APRIL QIAN

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Academics, Staff

23 faculty members have signed agreements to participate in the Faculty Retirement Incentive Program (FRIP).

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