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 10th, 2014

OK Go: Is the Writing on the Wall?

A musical tribute to Gestalt psychologists
Monday Jul 7th, 2014

Poetic justice in The German Doctor

Roberta Seret on Lucia Puenzo’s film
Monday Jun 30th, 2014

The Lady: One woman against a military dictatorship

Roberta Seret on Luc Besson’s film of Aung San Suu Kyi’s life
Thursday Jun 26th, 2014

Scoring independent film music

Scott Huntington sits down with film composer Joe Kraemer
Jun 23rd, 2014

Hannah Arendt and crimes against humanity

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Jun 12th, 2014

Behind-the-scenes tour of film musical history

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Jun 5th, 2014

Why we watch the Tony Awards

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Apr 22nd, 2014

Shakespeare and the music of William Walton

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Apr 5th, 2014

The American Noah: neolithic superhero

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Mar 25th, 2014

Discussing Josephine Baker with Anne Cheng

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