Archive | February, 2015

Visiting speakers on campus, week of 3/1

Emily Colwell, Contributing Writer                                   Kristie Dotson, professor of philosophy at Michigan State University Kristie Dotson, associate professor of philosophy at Michigan State University, will visit The College of Wooster to present “Here Be Dragons: Thinking Black Feminist Decolonial Thought,” on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Lean Lecture Hall in Wishart Hall. Black feminism […]

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Alma Gottlieb, professor of anthropology at Univeristy of Illinois

Alma Gottlieb, associate professor of anthropology, African studies and gender and women’s studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will visit The College of Wooster to present her speech, “Deconstructing the Notion of ‘Education’: A View from the West African Rain Forest.” Her speech is part of the Stieglitz Memorial Speaker series, which will […]

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Rowan Flad, Harvard archaeologist and professor of anthropology

On Thursday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., Rowan Flad, professor of anthropology at Harvard University, will be speaking at The College of Wooster. His lecture is entitled “Technological Changes and Long-Distance Interaction in Prehistoric Northwest China: New Research on the Qijia Culture” and will be in the Lean Lecture Room in Wishart Hall. According to […]

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Oscars lack intersectionality in awards and speeches

Katie Cameron Contributing Writer It’s old news that this year’s Oscars were dominated by even older white dudes, a tradition on par with the last 86 years of Academy Award history. Only white men were nominated in the categories of Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, as well as five male directors and writers for […]

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REFLECTIONS ON MYERS BRIGGS

Lily Iserson Social media sites such as Tumblr, Pinterest, Reddit and even obscure forums are rife with occasional superstitions. Lingering over my computer at night, I chance upon familiar subjects, typically written by young adults: full moon cycles, chancy tarot and horoscope readings. Each provokes a series of introspective posts regarding our strange universe and […]

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Let’s dance: Lindy Hop kicks off season

Mirei Shirai Contributing Writer The Let’s Dance Society is hosting an intro lesson to the Lindy Hop Dance taught by professional instructor Ken Talley on Saturday, Feb. 28. Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in Harlem, New York City during the 1920s and 1930s. It contains a mix of dance styles that different […]

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