2018 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence
Tuesday, February 27
Genome Sciences Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public
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The National Humanities Center and the Critical Speaker Series will host a seminar and talk by Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies (Georgia Institute of Technology) Ian Bogost on February 21st.
“Pitching, Writing, and Editing for General-Readership Publication”
February 21 10:00am
Location: Donovan Lounge, Greenlaw Hall
“The Tactical Humanities, or the Humanities in DH”
February 21, 4:00pm
Location: National Humanities Center
7 T.W. Alexander Drive,
Research Triangle Park, NC
While both events are free and open to the... more
As St. Gregory said, every time the sacred text describes a fact, it reveals a mystery. In this talk, I will turn to songs by Bob Dylan that offer glimpses of the end of time. Beginning with his notorious conversion to Christianity in the late 1970s, I will offer up Dylan’s musical catalog as an expression of his sacramental view of the universe.
One of his more successful artistic cross-overs— despite the wide-spread consternation occasioned by his seeming becoming born again—the gospel era in Dylan’s career is better understood within the context of his... more
Florence Dore co-authors “Rebel Yale,” an article analyzing Trump –era elitism. The piece landed “most read” on LARB for two weeks running.
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