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Voice, Performance and Expression

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A HUMANITIES FUTURES CROSS-DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute and the Department of English, German, and Music at Duke for the newest event in the FHI's HUMANITIES FUTURES cross-departmental seminar series. Each seminar brings together a sub-group of Duke humanities departments, in joint exploration of the futures of…
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Searching for empathy in the humanities: what's in a narrative

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By Chris Lee | Thursday, October 15 When I was in eighth grade, I had an English teacher named Mrs. Johnson. During the last period of the school day, I would sit in the back corner of her classroom and listen while she led recitations of “Julius Caesar” or…
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ENGLISH ALUMNA TAKES HER SKILLS TO SILICON VALLEY When I ask Brea Davenport (English ‘12) her take on English majors, she describes her sophomore year experience of strolling into the Academic Advising Center to declare her major just as the deadline was passing.“We’re late,” she says of her English…
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Salon an evening of poetry

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Sponsors: Vice Provost for the Arts and Undergraduate Publications Board (UPB) Location: Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153 - Map Cost: Free When: 11/20/2015 at 07:00 PM to 11/20/2015 at 09:00 PM Contact: Chris Fiscella or Lauren Bunce Email: dukearchive@gmail.com The Archive hosts Salon: an evening of poetry…
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Beyond Reformation? by David Aers

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In Beyond Reformation? An Essay on William Langland’s Piers Plowman and the End of Constantinian Christianity, David Aers presents a sustained and profound close reading of the final version of William Langland’s Piers Plowman, the most searching Christian poem of the Middle Ages in English. His reading, most unusually,…
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Brodhead, Faculty Step Up for a Marathon Reading of 'Paradise Lost' Friday

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DURHAM, NC - It’s probably the most famous text ever written about devils and their doings. So it’s fitting that when a bunch of Blue Devils gather Friday for a 10-hour reading, they will read from the pages of Milton’s “Paradise Lost.” The reading, organized by the Duke English…
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The Humanities: What's The Big Idea?

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October 26, 2015 by Tania Lombrozo for NPR.org An article in The Guardian earlier this year declared: "A war is being waged within the cloistered world of academia." It pressed on, stating that "currently fixed in the crosshairs are the disciplines of the humanities." Read more
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100 Careers for English Majors: They Exist (Really)

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Anyone with an English degree will tell you that picking this major can lead to a lot skeptical questions: “What are you going to do after school?” or “What kind of a job can you really get with an English degree?” Read more
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