Monthly Archives: May 2013

THE GOLDEN ASS

“Was this the face that launched a thousand ships and burnt the topless towers of Ilium?” This is the question Faustus asks upon seeing Helen enter in Act 5, Scene 1 of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus.  It is true that … Continue reading

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SCHOLARSHIP AS SOCIAL CHANGE?

“He who knows only his own generation remains always a child” -Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BCE- 43 BCE) The question of scholarship’s ability to effectively initiate social change is a difficult one. Additionally questioning how said change can impact women … Continue reading

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