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Robert Frost on Campus

From Harvard magazine, March-April 2014:

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Pushkin: In Song and In Our Hearts

I loved you; and perhaps I love you still, The flame, perhaps, is not extinguished; yet It burns so quietly within my soul, No longer should you feel distressed by it. Silently and hopelessly I loved you, At times too … Continue reading

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Welcoming Mieke Bal to Campus

Like a train bursting out of a sleepy station, we’re out of the summer quiet and into the autumnal hum when one’s Wellesley calendar becomes a perpetual decision of trying to squeeze in as many events as one can try … Continue reading

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Make That Magical Music: Concert Series Announced for Fall

After the Newhouse Center released their list of upcoming fall events, I got curious about the Concert Series. Voila! The magical music begins to play in September. Being a once-and-always Medieval and Renaissance Studies Major, my ears perked up at … Continue reading

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T.S. Eliot in Summertime

Part of ARTsee’s recurring features includes “musings on the art-inflected life.” With the Composers’ Conference concluded and the burst of first-years expected in Orientation (just a few short weeks away!), the weather unexpectedly balmy and quiet, it seems like the … Continue reading

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ARTsee: The Revival

Welcome to ARTsee: The Revival! My name is Gabrielle Linnell and I work in the Communications & Public Affairs office here on campus. I’m a young alumna and a devotee of the Wellesley arts scene, having written about Wellesley cultural … Continue reading

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Wellesley Mourns Emerita Professor of Art History

An announcement from President H. Kim Bottomly today shared some sad news. She wrote: I am saddened to let you know that Professor Emerita Miranda Marvin died earlier this week in her home. Miranda was a longtime member of the … Continue reading

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Pico Iyer unplugged

It seems like everywhere I look these days I see Pico Iyer. My second favorite NPR interviewer Tom Ashbrook (no offense, you are SO great, but my heart belongs to Terry Gross) just spent an hour with him last week. … Continue reading

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If there is something to desire…

Pavlova’s poetry says it all. A friend of mine told me about a class she took in college. The professor read a poem in Russian, and then asked the class what the poem was about. Despite the fact that no … Continue reading

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