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Hillary Clinton, the bu$ine$$-as-u$ual candidate

As Counsel to the President and a White House adviser on domestic policy during the Clinton Administration, William E. Curry got to know both members of Washington’s most famous power couple. 297 more words


The African Queen (1935), by C S Forester

The African Queen is a ripping yarn (one reason, by the way, for the success of the 1951 film).  Two ill-suited people struggle against incredible odds on an impossible quest, striking a blow for the right against imperial might.  849 more words

Book Reviews

Blanket Scarf Love

Hi and welcome to A Quirky Twist! Yesterday afternoon it was snowing on campus not hard enough to stick but it was still visible. They’re also calling for snow on Monday, fingers crossed it happens because I wouldn’t mind classes being cancelled again. 241 more words


What Does It Mean To Be Black?

“At this moment, then, the Negroes must begin to do the very thing which they have been taught that they cannot do.” – Carter G. Woodson… 700 more words
Acting Black

Seminar, Thurs, 2/11

Getting Started

Please read Steven Pinker’s “Why Academics Stink at Writing” (Chronicle of Higher Education, 9/26/2014).

So what do you think? What does Pinker get right about the problems with academic writing? 147 more words

Academic Writing

Spring/Summer Reading 2016

Here at Lang and Lit, we believe in creating a unified community that is brought together by two things: literature and culture.  Twice a year, we will choose a book that we will suggest to each of our students, in the language they are learning, and we will work the text into our lessons.   188 more words

Fun Valentine's Day Crafts

These DIY Valentine’s Day crafts will get you and your children enjoying the holiday together!  I love these because they are all very simple, easy and cheap… Who doesn’t love cheap. 130 more words