A talk by Paul Schwaber, Professor of Letters at Wesleyan University, a practicing psychoanalyst, and author of The cast of characters: A reading of Ulyss
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The persistent Black/White achievement gap in Education has been a source of concern for many years.
What does it take for young people to get really good at something?
Peter Brantley discusses the wild and chaotic publishing environment of today, and why actions of publishers are rational, even as they threaten to destroy trad
The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies was pleased to present The Zora Neale Hurston Lecture of the Humanities featuring Farah Griffin who is a Will
Puzzles have existed since the dawn of history. From riddles and anagrams to today’s Rubik’s Cubes, sudoku, and TV game shows, it seems that humans have engaged in this sort of activity since they became conscious beings. Why?
Through bodily movement, a pantomime artist creates a sense of co-presence of objects, persons, etc.
Around 1785, a woman was taken from her home in Senegambia and sent to Saint-Domingue in the Caribbean. Those who enslaved her there named her Rosalie.
This talk by Rob Van der Voo appeals to both a science and non-science audience, because it focuses on history as well as science.
Robert Mankoff, from The New Yorker, discusses his article “Online Responses to the New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest: An Insiders Take.” As the cartoon editor of The New Yorker, he created the caption contest in 1998 and has been running and judging it since then, collecting and analyzing data from over 300 contests and 1.7 million entries