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Ovid, Shakespeare, and 'The Latinist' (Part One)
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Ovid, Shakespeare, and 'The Latinist' (Part One)

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We revisit the opening conversation between emma poltrack and Dr. Will Tosh as part of the June 2024 discussion of Mark Prins’s The Latinist.

Collection Connections: 'The East Indian' by Brinda Charry
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Collection Connections: 'The East Indian' by Brinda Charry

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Su Fang Ng

Su Fang Ng revisits her May 2024 presentation on Brinda Charry’s The East Indian.

Collection Connections: 'Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi, Pt. 2
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Collection Connections: 'Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi, Pt. 2

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Ivie Orobaton

Ivie Orobaton revisits her February 2024 presentation on Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing, the second of a two-part series.

Collection Connections: 'Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi
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Collection Connections: 'Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi

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Ivie Orobaton

Ivie Orobaton revisits her February 2024 presentation on Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing, the first of a two-part series.

Collection Connections: 'The Weird Sisters' by Eleanor Brown
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Collection Connections: 'The Weird Sisters' by Eleanor Brown

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Elizabeth DeBold

Elizabeth DeBold revisits her December 2023 presentation on Eleanor Brown’s The Weird Sisters, a family story threaded with Shakespearean references.

Collection Connections: 'Beheld' by TaraShea Nesbit
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Collection Connections: 'Beheld' by TaraShea Nesbit

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Rachel B. Dankert

Rachel B. Dankert revisits her November 2023 presentation on TaraShea Nesbit’s Beheld and the experience of early colonists in America.

Isaac Marion’s 'Warm Bodies': Containing and Curing Plague
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Isaac Marion’s 'Warm Bodies': Containing and Curing Plague

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Kathleen Miller

Dr. Kathleen Miller revisits her October 2023 presentation on Isaac Marion’s Warm Bodies and its connection to early modern plague practices.

'The Personal Librarian,' the Morgan, and the Folger (Part 2)
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'The Personal Librarian,' the Morgan, and the Folger (Part 2)

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The second part of our September 2023 conversation with Erica Ciallela and Sara Schliep as part of our discussion of The Personal Librarian.

'The Personal Librarian,' the Morgan, and the Folger
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'The Personal Librarian,' the Morgan, and the Folger

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The first part of our September 2023 conversation with Erica Ciallela and Sara Schliep as part of our discussion of The Personal Librarian.

Mantel’s Wolf Hall and the Fictions of Portraiture
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Mantel’s Wolf Hall and the Fictions of Portraiture

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Jean Marie Christensen

We revisit the August 2023 presentation by Jean Marie Christensen on Hilary Mantel’s novel, Wolf Hall.

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'The Daughter of Time' by Josephine Tey
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'The Daughter of Time' by Josephine Tey

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Katherine Schaap Williams

We revisit the June 2023 presentation by Dr. Katherine Schaap Williams on Richard III and Josephine Tey’s novel, The Daughter of Time.

Collection Connections: ‘A Tip for the Hangman' by Allison Epstein
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Collection Connections: ‘A Tip for the Hangman' by Allison Epstein

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Abner Aldarondo

We revisit the March 2023 presentation by Abner Aldarondo about the ciphers and censorship related to  A Tip for the Hangman by Allison Epstein.

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