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Elsa Korpi

Elsa Korpi, Arts & Culture Editor

Elsa Korpi ’22 is an arts & culture editor. She studies political science and Russian with an interest in international development and litigation.

Korpi’s work for The Campus has focused on feature writing and cultural commentary.

At Middlebury, Korpi works with Prof Febe Armanios on a project studying Scandinavian TV ministries in the Middle East. She was a faculty nominee for the Ward prize for excellence in first year writing.

In her free time, she enjoys literature, ice hockey, and the Great British Bake Off.

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From Proc to TikTok: social life on campus

From Proc to TikTok: social life on campus

May 7, 2020
From social media to partying, students reflect on social life at Middlebury.

Notes from the desk: engagement is a two-way street

March 5, 2020
It only takes a minute on Twitter to read that a liberal arts education is too coddling.

Departments unite in new Center for the Humanities

February 27, 2020
The new Center for the Humanities, located in Axinn Center, hopes to create greater visibility and community for humanists on campus.
'Quicksand': If 'Gossip Girl' went courtroom drama

‘Quicksand’: If ‘Gossip Girl’ went courtroom drama

February 13, 2020
Set in Stockholm, Malin Persson Giolito's novel details a murder trial, highlighting the role of class in its narration.

Newsroom influencers: CrossFit

September 26, 2019

Here at Arts & Academics, we spend our time in the newsroom covering the cultural happenings on campus. But what about the latest phenomena in the online world? These topics often enter...

Sam Kann ’20.5 (first from left) is the student representative serving on the Hirschfield Film Programming Committee.

Hirschfield Film Series promises compelling, diverse season

September 12, 2019
The Hirschfield International Film Series promises another packed season of screenings, launching with “Monos,” a Colombian “survivalist saga” directed by Alejandro Landes.
Visiting Professor Amit Prakash taught the Winter Term course “Policing the Globe.”

J-Term Class Untangles History of Police Power

February 21, 2019
Visiting Professor Amit Prakash taught the Winter Term course “Policing the Globe.”

Reel Critic: ‘Children of Men’

January 17, 2019
“Children of Men” centers around a global pandemic of female infertility.
The ISO show relished in the dynamic expressions of its performances.

ISO Showcases ‘Midd Worldwide’

December 6, 2018
Consisting mainly of dance and music, the ISO show explored themes ranging from ancestral roots and cultural identity to resilience in the face of adversity. 

Reel Critic: Shoplifters

November 29, 2018
"Shoplifters” demands to be seen not as a piece of entertainment, but as a sharp analysis of the most basic unit of society. 
RBG highlights the life of its eponymous hero.

Reel Critic: ‘RBG’

November 8, 2018
RBG highlights the life of its eponymous hero.

Reel Critic: Beats Per Minute

October 4, 2018
"BPM" discusses intimacy and advocacy in 1990s France.
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