After 17 days of isolation, 33 miners consigned to die underground found a way to break their silence. Their rescue tonight, after months below ground, marks a great celebration. But how can the globe’s new heroes return to normality after this?
Despite largely avoiding Shakespeare at undergraduate level, I taught Hamlet to first-year undergraduates in a very nervous first term in Geneva. This 2009 production alerted me not only to the skills I have picked up since, but also a new sense of seeing theatre.
It is a fruitful time to be studying the intellectual history of privacy. Privacy has been connected with print and politics since the seventeenth century, and has become a permanent fixture in current news.
[First featured in Noted, Autumn 2008] Since edited to become ‘Boys Don’t Sing’? Gareth Malone and UK Attitudes towards Music It is so easy to deride someone’s music taste or involvement with music without realising the consequences. The last few years have seen choirmaster Gareth Malone working in schools and communities in England to try …