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

Tuesday Apr 22nd, 2014

Shakespeare and the music of William Walton

Looking at William Walton’s music in film adaptations of Shakespeare plays
Friday Apr 11th, 2014

“The Mouth that roared”: Peter Benchley’s Jaws at 40

Peter Benchley reflects on reading Jaws as a child, and its legacy, 40 years on
Saturday Apr 5th, 2014

The American Noah: neolithic superhero

Author William Romanowski offers his take on the new movie Noah
Tuesday Mar 25th, 2014

Discussing Josephine Baker with Anne Cheng

Tim Allen pose a few questions to the Princeton professor
Mar 23rd, 2014

Reflections on Son of God

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Mar 20th, 2014

Grand Piano: the key to virtuosity

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Mar 7th, 2014

Five things 300: Rise of an Empire gets wrong

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Feb 28th, 2014

Best Original Score: Who will win (and who should!)

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Feb 28th, 2014

Art and industry in film

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