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Posts from the Winter 2018 issue

What’s on Your Reading List, Ofer Ben-Amots?

“I hardly ever read one book at a time. I usually have a stack of books on my nightstand, some in preparation for a course and others for fun. Currently I am reading two books: ‘Aboriginal Music: Cross-Cultural Experiences from South Australia’ by Catherine J. Ellis, and, because linguistics and etymology are a serious hobby…

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A Train of Thought Across America

Three CC alumnae embarked on what they called the “Rail Tale Train Tour,” riding the rails from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon, and stopping in 10 American cities. In lieu of searching for the answers, they focused on finding the questions and creating interdisciplinary work to be shared along the way.

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Lincoln, Nebraska

It was a hard break, A blood soak, And when the river ran red I knew we could not float I walk with you Through the great divide Still I’m yours From the other side Oh, how the tall grass reaches wide Ghost of the buffalo passing by Lincoln, how will your country die? Rain…

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Provost Townsend Featured at Tribeca Festival in ‘Let Science Speak’

“Let Science Speak,” a six-part short documentary series about the importance of science in the ever-evolving world, premiered in September at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York and featured a segment with Provost Alan Townsend. The documentary, shown on the festival’s opening night, tells the personal stories of six environmental scientists who not only…

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