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The Librarian is in: ‘100 Times’

The Librarian is in: '100 Times'

By KATRINA SPENCER

March 12, 2020

Chavisa Woods' memoir features vignettes about instances of sexual harassment, assault and discrimination.

Reel Critic: ‘Les Misérables’

Reel Critic: 'Les Misérables'

By NINA NG

March 12, 2020

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.

40th on 100th: David Finckel and Wu Han grace Robinson Hall once again

The New York Times described Finckel and Wu’s performances as “eloquent and deeply committed. He played with a deep and burnished tone and she with a sparking virtuosity. Best of all was how keenly they listened to each other.”

By EMMA TZOTCHEW

March 5, 2020

Last Friday, the cellist-pianist couple came to campus to deliver the tenth performance of the Performing Arts Series' 100th season, featuring a piece by contemporary composer Pierre Jalbert commissioned especially for the event.

‘Lost Luxuries: Ancient Chinese Gold’ now on exhibit

Han Dynasty gold beads purchased by the college museum of art.

By RAIN JI

March 5, 2020

Curated by Professor Sarah Laursen, the new exhibit at the Museum of Art showcases forgotten Chinese gold artifacts.

The Librarian is in: ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

The Librarian is in: 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'

By KATRINA SPENCER

March 5, 2020

Harriett Beecher Stowe's iconic anti-slavery novel provides a perspective into pre-antebellum attitudes towards slavery and religion in America.

An ode to Wodehouse

An ode to Wodehouse

By JOHN VAALER

March 5, 2020

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

Reel Critic: ‘The Whistlers’

Reel Critic: 'The Whistlers'

By NINA NG

March 5, 2020

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.

Departments unite in new Center for the Humanities

By ELSA KORPI

February 27, 2020

The new Center for the Humanities, located in Axinn Center, hopes to create greater visibility and community for humanists on campus.

The Spencer Prize 2020 Championship

The Spencer Prize 2020 Championship

By Daleelah Saleh

February 27, 2020

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.

‘Under the Covers: The Hidden Art of Endpapers’

'Under the Covers: The Hidden Art of Endpapers'

By EDYTH MOLDOW

February 27, 2020

The exhibit in the atrium of Davis Library displays beautiful endpapers in Middlebury's collection of books.

Las Nietas de Nonó discusses equity post-hurricane

Las Nietas de Nonó discusses equity post-hurricane

By NINA NG

February 27, 2020

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: ‘Bojack Horseman’

Reel Critic: 'Bojack Horseman'

By OWEN MASON-HILL

February 27, 2020

Even in its last season, "Bojack Horseman" brings artistic animation, self-awareness and surprise to the screen.

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