Tagged: Nelson

From the Core Journal: “The Analects of Prof. Nelson”

These “Analects of Professor Nelson” were recorded during class discussion by Core student Matthew Spencer, and published in The Journal of the Core Curriculum, Vol. IX, Spring 2000: The Professor said of Rousseau’s Confessions, “Boy, it’s so nitty, and it’s so gritty!” Only then did Matthew understand. When Matthew thought he really understood Rousseau, the Professor said, […]

Core Banquet Photos

The Core Banquet last night was a great success, marked by many touching speeches, award presentations, and hilarious toasts. Wonderful photos from the event can be found on our Facebook, and here: bit.ly/11HNfJn

Join the Aristophanes cast & crew!

Professor Stephanie Nelson writes: The time has come to start thinking about our annual Core and Classics Aristophanes extravaganza. The play this year will be on Thursday, March 28 in the Conference Auditorium at the GSU. We’ll hold an organizing meeting on January 24, a week from Thursday, at 5:00 in STH 413 for anyone […]

Planning Meeting for Spring ’12 Aristophanes

As many of you know every year Core and Classics does an informal but wild Aristophanes play, with students and faculty joining in. The time has come once more to think of Aristophanes, candy-throwing, and phallic processions. We will be having a preliminary meeting for anyone interested in being part of the show this Wednesday, […]

THE WASPS goes up tomorrow night

Each spring, Core and Classics students work with Prof. Stephanie Nelson and assorted faculty to stage a dramatic reading of one of the bawdy comic plays of Aristophanes. Tomorrow night, you’re invited to attend their production of The Wasps. In the Core/Classics re-invention of the play, the character Loathcleon tries to save Lovecleon (representing all […]

From Nelson’s lecture on Virgil’s Aeneid

At yesterday’s CC102 lecture, Prof. Stephanie Nelson spoke about the two stories in Virgil’s Aeneid – the one being the story of the founding of Rome, and the other a tale of ‘pious Aeneas’, who fled his destroyed home in search of another. For the benefit of those who couldn’t attend the lecture, here are […]

Core poetry reading this week

All members of the Core community are invited to attend “Poetry’s Closer Contact,” a reading of poems across the ages by friends and faculty of the Core Curriculum. The readers in this year’s line-up, as arranged by Prof. Formichelli, are: Zachary Bos Alex Effgen Jennifer Formichelli Daniel Hudon George Kalogeris Marcia Karp Stephanie Nelson Christopher […]