Tagged: Hamill

Have you ever lied about reading a book?

Even the most erudite and cultured Core students and faculty have at some point in their lives been placed in a sticky situation where lying about having read a book is the easiest way out. A useful post from The Guardian gives us a study of the top ten books that people have pretended to […]

Professor Hamill on the Timelessness of Homer’s Trojan War

  Relating to CC101′s study of Greek tragedy, Core humanities Professor Hamill published an article earlier this month for the Theatre Commons’ HowlRound on the Trojan War on Boston’s stages and it’s relation to our understanding of modern warfare. She writes: Homer’s epic, the Iliad, has become the standard-bearer for the theater’s understanding of war […]

What did YOU read on spring break?

Prof. Hamill took this photo on the beach in St. John, Virgin Islands, during her vacation there last week.

A new paper from Prof. Kyna Hamill

Prof. Kyna Hamill, whose area of scholarly focus is the early Italian commedia dell’arte, has published a paper in a special issue of Theatre Symposium focusing on stage props. In her paper, titled “A Cannonade of Weapons: Signs of Transgression in the Early Commedia dell’arte,” Prof. Hamill explores the dramatic and symbolic role of weapons […]

Join Core faculty for “My Favorite Boston”

As part of the Core’s ongoing initiative to engage students with the cultural resources of Boston, the department has organized a series of Friday afternoon excursions under the heading “My Favorite Boston. All groups depart Fridays at 3:00 PM from CAS 119; sign-up beforehand in the Core office as space is limited. These events are […]