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Production puts a Kabuki spin on "Salomé"

Author: Arts and Letters

The biblical character Salomé, who demands Herod bring her the head of John the Baptist on a silver platter, was a naughty, naughty girl. Notre Dame theatre Professor Anthony Juan describes her as “the ever-changing shape, the mysterious, the moon that heightens the tide of seas and desire.”

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Professor to be "knighted" at Wednesday ceremony

Author: Arts and Letters

Catherine Perry, associate professor of Romance languages and literatures at the University of Notre Dame, will be decorated with the insignia of the Ordre des Palmes Academiques at a presentation ceremony at 1 p.m. Wednesday (March 22) at the Morris Inn on campus.

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USC professor to speak Tuesday on population removal

Author: Arts and Letters

George Sanchez, associate professor of history, American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California, will present a lecture titled “Disposable People, Expendable Neighborhoods: Repatriation, Internment and other Population Removals” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 21)…

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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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