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Evaluation - Art at the Heart of the College

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Poet Richard Dan Chiasson ’93 read selections from his work and that of the late James Merrill ’47.

Poet David Sofield, the Samuel Williston Professor of English, read selections from his work and that of the late James Merrill ’47.

Poet David Ferry ’46 read selections from his work and that of the late James Merrill ’47.

Poet Richard Wilbur ’42 read selections from his work and that of the late James Merrill ’47.

The Remarkable Rapprochement Between the United States and Brazil Since 2007

Was it Predictable? Is it Sustainable? Does it Matter?

Javier Corrales, Professor of Political Science

Memory Sustains Life

I have always had a good memory.  I enjoy using it, testing it, and strengthening it.  This may be as rarefied a pastime as dominoes.  The mind has so many other places it must be.  The present is so demanding and the future poses so much threat.  Memory may be excess baggage, but I hold on to it as best I can.