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Banned book course offering

The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program is set to offer a course on Harper Lee's
April 20, 2018

“To Ban a Mockingbird in 2018” will be a course offered during the month of May through the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Focusing on the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” (TKAM)...

Editorial: Hearing, not listening

The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program is set to offer a course on Harper Lee's
April 20, 2018

In early 2018, a public school district in Minnesota banned the books “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” from their English curriculum. Students persistently complained...

Film professor publishes book on analyzing movies

November 14, 2014

Film Professor Robert Spadoni recently published a new book, “A Pocket Guide to Analyzing Films.” The book is designed to help film students learn how to look at film through an academic lens. This...

Reading into the situation

November 7, 2014

I have a question. How many people reading this article still read books for fun? Be honest. Probably not many of you. I am sure there are still lots of people who love reading, and I by no means want...

The CWRU ghost researcher

SAGES Fellow to publish book about ghost tourism
October 16, 2014

Michele Hanks went from crying on Disney World’s Pirates of the Caribbean ride, to sitting by “the hanging tree” at Chillingham Castle in England, in the middle of the night. Alone, her eyes and...

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