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Some classics translations skirt conversations about race, Yale professor says

Emily Greenwood, professor of classics and African American studies at Yale University, started off CAAPP’s Black Study Intensive week with her virtual talk “Overthrowing Deadly Metaphors” on Monday afternoon.
September 29, 2020
Greenwood’s Monday afternoon talk, “Overthrowing Deadly Metaphors,” kicked off the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics’ week of Black Study Intensive sessions. The event featured Greenwood presenting her unpublished paper on the language of Aristotle, as well as discussion with Greenwood moderated by Dan Kubis, senior English literature lecturer.

Opinion | How much do classic novels actually have to say?

Opinion | How much do classic novels actually have to say?
February 17, 2020
Short answer — not as much as you think.

Horror movie classics should be standard for scares

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)
November 2, 2017

Johnny and Barbara arrive at their father’s grave in rural Pennsylvania, a storm brewing in the distance. A gaunt, staggering man approaches silently across the landscape of headstones. He murders Johnny....

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