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Raybeck Quoted in USA Today
Professor of Anthropology Doug Raybeck was interviewed for a page one USA Today article about the popularity of war movies after the September 11 attacks. "Movies that reflect heroism and striving for a good cause...will do very nicely," Raybeck predicts. "Downers won't do well. People want to feel good," he says. More ...
Levitt Scholar Talk on Welfare Reform in Oneida County
Karen Pogonowski '02 will present her research, "Welfare Reform, the Working Poor and Planning for the Future in Oneida County," on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 4:15 p.m in the Kirner-Johnson auditorium. More ...
Raybeck's Predictions for Cinema Success
In a USA Today article discussing the success of war movies after the September 11 attacks, Hamilton College Professor of Anthropology Douglas Raybeck was consulted. Raybeck predicts "Movies that reflect heroism and striving for a good cause, like Saving Private Ryan, will do very nicely." Raybeck goes on to suggest, "Movies with ambiguity, moral and otherwise, will not do nearly as well." On the whole, Raybeck feels that "Downers won't do well. People want to feel good." More ...
Norman Thomas Marshall as John Brown
Trumpet of Freedom: The Saga of John Brown
Radical abolitionist John Brown comes alive again on Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. A prophet for racial justice, and organizer of the 1859 raid on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, which led to his execution and fed the fires of rising tension between the North and South, John Brown is resurrected by the veteran actor, Norman Thomas Marshall. Marshall does a one-man performance, “Trumpet of Freedom: The Saga of John Brown.” More ...
Tim Whitehead '85 Named Hockey Coach
Tim Whitehead, a 1985 graduate of Hamilton College, has been named head hockey coach at the University of Maine. More ...
Blood Drive on Wednesday
The Inter Society Council is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 28 , from 12-5 p.m. in the Annex. Every donor will receive a free Red Cross t-shirt. Sign up on Tuesday in Beinecke, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or e-mail ebuckley. More ...
Susan McCouch
Susan McCouch Presents 2001 Hansmann Lecture
Susan McCouch, associate professor of plant breeding, Cornell University, delivered the Hansmann Lecture on Nov. 28, in Hamilton College's Science Auditorium. The lecture was titled "Genomes, Genomics and GMO's." More ...
Hamilton Alumnus' eBay Art Project
Hamilton alumnus John Freyer '95 has embarked on a project to sell all of his possessions. Freyer sold his catalogued possessions on eBay, then kept track of what had ended up where (including his Hamilton senior thesis, Information Technologies and their Role in Surveillance Societies, for $20.50). He has used eBay as a "free publishing system" to display web projects to a broader audience. Since, he has began a road trip to visit his former possessions and most recently has even sold his website which displays the work, www.allmylifeforsale.com, to the University of Iowa Museum of Art. More ...
"Gender and Beyond Borders: Creating Networks of Community and Change"
Dr. Carolyn E. Johnson, past international president of the United Methodist Women, and United Nations consultant on peace, justice and women and development, will deliver a lecture, "Gender and Beyond Borders: Creating Networks of Community and Change," on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Red Pit, KJ. Her visit is part of the Africana Studies Program Fall Series on race. More ...
Playing in the Shadows
Douglas Raybeck, professor of anthropology, was quoted in a Washington Post article examining popular culture in the aftermath of Sept. 11. More ...
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