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Research Can Be Essential

My recent book, The Living Moment: Modernism in a Broken World, was published by the Northwestern University Press and was my tenth book. In 2001 the Yale University Press published my Smiling Through the Cultural Catastrophe: Toward the Renewal of Higher … Continue reading

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Books Are Made Through Conversations

Writing a book can often feel like an isolating endeavor. It requires finding a wellspring of concentration, focus, and inspiration in the midst of a busy life. It is a process that involves quieting the mind as much as it … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Book Day: Remembering Fenway Park

Coming from Texas, football was always The One Sport to Rule Them All.  We take our pigskins seriously. You can imagine my surprise, then, moving up to New Hampshire and hearing the awed tones of those around me speaking of … Continue reading

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A Novel Approach: Teaching Research through Narrative

The Dartmouth College Archives are full of great stories. With a history as long and varied as ours, there is always something interesting to uncover. We tend to get most excited when we find a story with good teaching or … Continue reading

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