The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By KELLAM AYRES

May 9, 2018


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Library Reserves Coordinator Kellam Ayres is liaison to the Bread Loaf School of English and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences. “Advice from the Lights” by Stephanie Burt, 2017 The What Stephanie Burt, a poet, critic, and soon-to-be Breadloafer, is a Professor of English at Harvard, an author ...

Reel Critic: “Avengers: Infinity War”

Reel Critic: “Avengers: Infinity War”

By DEVIN McGRATH-CONWELL

May 9, 2018


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) began with “Iron Man” (2008). It was a risky move by a company that had spent most of the prior decades selling off movie rights to characters in order to stay afloat. It was a comeback story, one strengthened by the casting of Robert Downey Jr. as the eponymous he...

The Tragic Beauty of “Human Flow”

The Tragic Beauty of “Human Flow”

By COURTENAY ROCHE

May 2, 2018


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On Sunday April 29 Middlebury was one of dozens of schools nationwide to join a University of Chicago live simulcast Q&A session with artist and activist Ai Weiwei. The broadcast, held in Wilson Hall, was followed by a screening of Weiwei’s award-winning and visually stunning documentary about the...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By RYAN CLEMENT

May 2, 2018


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Data Services Librarian Ryan Clement is liaison to the Economics, Geography, Philosophy and Sociology & Anthropology departments, as well as serving as Middlebury’s Government Documents Coordinator.   “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari, 2015 443 pages “We have adv...

Bach Festival Brings Emotion

Bach Festival Brings Emotion

By BEN BEESE

May 2, 2018


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Students, faculty, staff, and residents from across Middlebury converged at the Mahaney Center for the Arts last weekend to listen to a 2000-year-old Bible story sung in German to music written 300 years ago. This was the pinnacle of the eighth annual Middlebury Bach Festival. For three days, Johann Sebasti...

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By BRENDA ELLIS

April 25, 2018


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Research & Instruction Librarian Brenda Ellis is liaison to History, Political Science, International Politics & Economics (IPE), International & Global Studies (IGS), MiddCore and co-liaison to Environmental Studies.    “It Looked Different on the Model” and “Housebroken: Ad...

Reel Critic: “A Quiet Place”

Reel Critic: “A Quiet Place”

By DEVIN McGRATH-CONWELL

April 25, 2018


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We seem to be living in the midst of a horror renaissance. In the past few years, we have been graced with critical and audience darlings such as “The Conjuring” (2013) and “The Babadook” (2014), and in just the past year the likes of “Get Out” (2017) and “It” (2017) have taken pop culture...

4.48 Psychosis Explores Peculiarities of Human Mind

4.48 Psychosis Explores Peculiarities of Human Mind

By MONIQUE SANTOSO

April 25, 2018


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On Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21, the Hepburn Zoo Theatre transformed into Sarah Kane’s “4.48 Psychosis,” widely thought of as her suicide note, for Roxy Adviento’s ’18 senior work and Stephen Chen’s Intermediate Independent 500-level lighting project. The play was Kane’s...

Joey Bada$$ Concert

April 25, 2018


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MCAB’s Spring Concert attracts large crowds in Kenyon Arena.

Midd Masti Spring Show

April 25, 2018


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Final performance of the year pays tribute to graduating seniors.

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In

By CARRIE MACFARLANE

April 18, 2018


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Director of Research & Instruction Carrie Macfarlane is the librarian for Chinese, Japanese, Neuroscience, Psychology and the Writing Program.   “I’m The One That I Want” by Margaret Cho, 2002 213 pages RATING 4/5 cardigans The What Those who have seen the comedian Margare...

Racism, Repenting Explored in “Man on Fire”

By EZRA NUGIEL

April 18, 2018


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On Wednesday April 4, the College held a special screening of the documentary film “Man on Fire.” Students, professors, visiting historians and town residents alike filled the stadium seats in Dana Auditorium for the presentation, which was sponsored by the Writing and Rhetoric Program and the Film...

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