Archive for September, 2017

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9-27-17

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Thomas Chafin reads aloud from Joyce. Photo credit: Zoran Kuzmanovich

A Day in Dublin: Dispatches from a non-stop reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses

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From Friday at 5 p.m. to Saturday at 3:52 p.m., twelve English students, along with their professor, Zoran Kuzmanovich, read out loud the entirety of James Joyce’s modernist mammoth Ulysses. Grace Falken gives a personal, confessional report on the experience. —Lucas Weals, Living Davidson Editor Grace Falken- 5 p.m.-6 p.m.Read More

Revolution Series Invites Faculty and Students from Many Disciplines to Commemorate the Centennial of the Russian Revolution

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Marisa Tecke- Over three years ago, Dr. Amanda Ewington of the Russian Studies Department and eight other Davidson professors embarked on a two-week immersive trip to Russia. Tuesday, September 19th, these professors and many other Davidson faculty found themselves speaking as part of the “Revolution &” series, marking the 100thRead More

Sarah Topol Discusses Experience Reporting on Boko Haram

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Zakiyyah Chism- An unconventional route led Sarah Topol to a career in journalism. The traveling backpacker turned journalist visited campus on Thursday, September 22, to talk about her recent reporting project in Nigeria on terrorist organization Boko Haram. Topol received funding from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, which allowedRead More

Quillen Announces New Commission on Race and Slavery

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Ethan Ehrenhaft- “All men are created equal” is one of the most frequently quoted lines in American history. It rang through as a hollow promise to many in the years following its proclamation in the Declaration of Independence. A large portion America’s journey has been dedicated to validating and expandingRead More