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China: Found in translation

Author: Arts and Letters

If, as is said, you can’t judge a book by its cover, then you probably don’t want to draw conclusions about “Big Breasts and Wide Hips,” a novel recently translated from Chinese by Howard Goldblatt, research professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures…

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Keeping medieval music alive

Author: Arts and Letters

Darcia Narvaez, associate professor of psychology and director of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethical Education, recently commented on “Sesame Beginnings,” a new line of DVDs intended for children as young as six months, in the South Bend Tribune.

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Early humans on the menu

Author: Arts and Letters

It is a widely accepted view in both research and popular literature: our ancient ancestors were hunters; aggressive, competitive and natural killers. This “Man the Hunter” idea has long influenced our understanding of human evolution…

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