Literature

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Highlights

November 14, 2019

Professor Julie Crawford compares Othello & Julius Caesar

Can we still learn anything from these two Shakespeare classics?

Literature

Columbia College Goes to

Explore a new interpretation of this classic myth with special access to 2019's Tony Award-Winning Musical.

February 05, 2020
7:30pm
Literature
December 09, 2019

Translating the Odyssey

Why translate the Odyssey and Iliad into English yet again, when there have already been almost seventy translations?

Literature
December 09, 2019

Montaigne on Judgment

Known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre, read this philosopher's ideas on judgement.

Literature

The Core in the 21st Century: The Books, Students and Teachers

Hear the Core experience of an alum who has experienced it three times.

February 12, 2020
6:30pm
Literature

Suzan-Lori Parks and the American Odyssey

Join Columbia College for this unique experience of hearing the award-winning playwright in person!

February 06, 2020
6:00pm
Literature
September 26, 2019

Joanna Stalnaker, Chair of Literature Humanities, Addresses the Class of 2023

Listen to her words of guidance to the newest class as they begin their Core Curriculum experience.

Literature
September 26, 2019

Excerpt from Don Quixote

“Look, your grace,” responded Sancho, “what you see over there aren’t giants—they’re windmills..."

Literature
September 18, 2019

A Visual "Odyssey"

CCT takes a new look at Homer's Odyssey in illustrating this timeless tale.

Literature
May 17, 2019

An Epic New Journey for 'The Odyssey'

A modern take on the classic text was added to the Core Curriculum.

Literature