Tagged: interview

Interview: Stuart Kendall On His New Gilgamesh Translation

  Relating to CC101′s study of the Epic of Gilgamesh is an interview by Biblioklept with Stuart Kendall, a former Core professor whose latest translation is a telling of Gilgamesh that casts the ancient epic poem in modernist poetry. Here is a sample from the interview: Biblioklept: Why Gilgamesh? Stuart Kendall: Gilgamesh is the oldest extended tale that […]

Interview with Stephen Esposito

Did you see this interview with Prof. Esposito, when it was posted last month following its publication in the Core Journal? Here’s an excerpt: How do you think the addition of Ajax has been beneficial for CC101? It’s a tender matter to bring up suicide to eighteen-year-olds because they’re on the cusp of a whole […]

Knust on the Bible as authority for moral claims

We can certainly turn to the Bible for guidance on moral issues, but we should not expect to find simple answers to the moral questions we are asking. Sometimes Biblical conclusions are patently immoral. Sometimes they are deeply inspiring. In either case, we are left with the responsibility for determining what we will believe and […]

An interview with David Ferry, Part 2

To inaugurate the launch of the Core blog, Prof. David Eckel—Director of the Core Curriculum—conducted an interview with respected author and translator David Ferry, whose poetic rendering of Gilgamesh is the first book read by students in Core Humanities. This is the second half of that interview. [... in continuation of the interview from yesterday's […]

An interview with David Ferry, Part 1

To inaugurate the launch of the Core blog, Prof. David Eckel—Director of the Core Curriculum—conducted an interview with respected author and translator David Ferry, whose poetic rendering of Gilgamesh is the first book read by students in Core Humanities. What follows is the first half of that interview; the second half will be posted tomorrow. […]