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IC explores unique films on cultural convergence.
Professor Daryl Hague discusses pedagogy and paratexts in translation at the 2022 College of Humanities Barker Lecture.
James Tissot experimented with painting uncommon biblical scenes that create rich resonance.
A new online database presented at the 2022 APSA conference offers a groundbreaking new way to record stories of slavery.
Four BYU students pay their respects to American soldiers who died defending France.
Award winning author Kossi Komla-Ebri describes the prevalence—and effects—of racism in Italy.
IC rings in the new school year with gripping films and lectures.
Walk the streets of Paris this winter without leaving Provo. (Sadly, no food or drinks allowed.)
The writings of silenced women are being recovered and magnified by Drs. Halling and Hegstrom in a remarkable new database.
Associate Professor Greg Stallings (Spanish & Portuguese) may have thought that picking The Exterminating Angel to be shown at the International Cinema seemed random, but the theme of quarantine that runs throughout the movie has become especially poignant in today’s environment.
Albert Camus’ novel depicts the city of Oran, Algeria during a contemporary outbreak of the plague. While there are obvious parallels between the plague in the novel and the peste brune (the brown plague, a nickname for the Nazis who occupied France during World War 2), by transforming the threat into an act of nature, Camus shifts the focus from human cruelty to the many reactions to suffering: some pretend it doesn’t exist, some try to escape it, others accept it and try to alleviate pain.
Undercover political fairytales, frustrated peace promoters, and an Enoch-type island utopia fill the minds of those who attended the 2021 P.A. Christensen Lecture.