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from 109 (3 November Y.D.A.U.) to the section break on 211 I come to Infinite Jest having read Wallace’s “This is Water” speech, assorted essays from his two essay collections, and his story collection Brief[…]
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Hey Humanists! This summer we’ve got another read-through for you, our first attempt to go through a novel together. Nathan Gilmour and some of his colleagues at Emmanuel College (and possibly a student or two,[…]
Nathan Gilmour discusses a chapter of Martha Nussbaum’s Cultivating Humanity with Michial Farmer and David Grubbs.
David Grubbs leads Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer in the first of three discussions of Jedediah Purdy’s 1999 book For Common Things.
Download or Stream this Episode David Grubbs leads a discussion with Michial Farmer and Danny Anderson about Lionel Trilling’s 1961 essay “On the Teaching of Modern Literature.”
Download or Stream this Episode “This Is Water” transcript “This Is Water” on YouTube Danny Anderson chats with David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour about David Foster Wallace’s graduation speech “This Is Water.” N.B. The sound[…]
A few months ago, I got into an argument with a friend of mine about Google’s new driverless car. I’m much less optimistic about technology than he is, and I couldn’t share his enthusiasm about[…]
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