You may have noticed a few changes over the last couple of days. New headers, new themes, and a new tagline (sorta).
That is because, in a couple of days, I will no longer be Miss Alexandrina. 236 more words
It’s been a while since Lindsay and I put out a call for blog submissions, and now that we’re already into spring and summer is on the horizon, it feels like a good time to remind our readers that we’re looking for posts from your perspective. 632 more words
The last few weeks on Eastern Penn Points have been a whirlwind of magic, giveaways, upcoming events, and amazing interviews! In case you missed any of the action, or want to revisit some of our posts, check out the links below: 376 more words
An Uber has been sent to your location. But has anyone actually sent it? Is it not acting rather on its own instructions? Sure, certain transport purists claim that Uber drivers do not know where they are going, that they blindly follow route guidance. 2,624 more words
This year’s LSE literary festival, held around the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, takes ‘Revolutions’ as its theme, examining various forms of upheaval and regeneration in literature, politics, religion, and science. 581 more words
Classics, perhaps more than any other academic discipline, is frequently subject to accusations of being irrelevant to modern society. This is an aspect of the discipline perpetuated by traditional, reductive perspectives that criticise acts, such as translation or reception, which would challenge the canonical status of a classical text. 676 more words
A memorable scene of 1917 Charlie Chaplin’s silent comedy short The Immigrant denounces the brutal mistreatment of newly arrived immigrants – many of which were Italian nationals – in New York by local public officials. 619 more words