Alexandra Garfinkle


Israel envoy warns of Iran amid student protests

As students protested outside, Israeli ambassador Michael Oren discussed the threat of Iran’s nuclear program, settlements in the West Bank, and his country’s standing abroad.


April 3, 2012

Studying rape as a weapon of war


March 6, 2012

Law prof assesses civil liberties rulings from Supreme Court

Professor David Strauss of the Law School reviews the past year's civil liberties cases.


March 2, 2012

Festival highlights Haiti on earthquake's anniversary

Haitian festival commemorates anniversary of the earthquake with art exhibits and dance.


February 3, 2012

Feminist legal scholar argues against prostitution

Legal scholar and feminist Catharine MacKinnon discussed misconceptions surrounding female prostitution and delivered a public lecture at the Law School on Monday afternoon.


November 18, 2011

Logan Arts Center robbed during construction

750 feet of copper wire were stolen from the construction site of the David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts last week.


November 8, 2011

Humanities Day 2011: Preserving the Spell: Fairy Tales and the Future of Storytelling

Professor of Italian Literature Armando Maggi gave a lecture on fairytales and our dissatisfaction with them in the modern era, calling for a “new mythologization of reality.”


October 25, 2011

Humanities Day 2011: Metaphor and Ambiguity: Two for the Price of One

Professor Ted Cohen discussed the relationship between metaphor and ambiguity, emphasizing the capacity of each to breach rules of language.


October 25, 2011

Modernist poet discusses contemporaries

Poet Allen Fisher discussed the work of his English contemporaries and examined the role of the self in poetry in a Friday night lecture in the Social Sciences Tea Room.


October 18, 2011