Friday Oct 18th, 2013

Solomon Northup’s 12 Years a Slave, slave narratives, and the American public

By Mitch Kachun
Like many scholars who study nineteenth century African American history and literature, I am excited by the attention surrounding the newly released film, 12 Years a Slave, based on the experiences of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped in 1841 and sold into slavery. american_historyliteraturetv-film

Thursday Jul 31st, 2014

Barry, Bond, and music on film

On 31 July 1987, The Living Daylights was released
Tuesday Jul 29th, 2014

How much do you know about early Hollywood’s leading ladies?

A quiz about Hollywood’s early female stars.
Wednesday Jul 23rd, 2014

Roll over, Rimbaud: P. F. Kluge, Walt Whitman, and Eddie and the Cruisers

Kirk Curnutt on Eddie and the Cruisers, thirty years later.
Thursday
Jul 10th, 2014

OK Go: Is the Writing on the Wall?

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Monday
Jul 7th, 2014

Poetic justice in The German Doctor

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Monday
Jun 30th, 2014

The Lady: One woman against a military dictatorship

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Thursday
Jun 26th, 2014

Scoring independent film music

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Monday
Jun 23rd, 2014

Hannah Arendt and crimes against humanity

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Thursday
Jun 12th, 2014

Behind-the-scenes tour of film musical history

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Thursday
Jun 5th, 2014

Why we watch the Tony Awards

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