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Catherine Hundleby

Open-mindedness of philosophy department appeals to grad student

Feminist author and social activist bell hooks once said that she entered the classroom with the conviction that it was crucial for her and every other student to be an active participant, and not just a passive consumer of education.

That’s a sentiment that must certainly resonate with Jamie Sewell, who is studying the author’s works as part of her master’s thesis is philosophy.

Literary laughter to drive worthy cause

Director Tory James has put together a “wonderful cast” drawn from the campus and surrounding community for a staged reading of Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, tonight—Friday, December 7.

“We have a great group this year,” says James, a photographer in the Centre for Teaching and Learning. “And you can’t go wrong with this material. I guarantee that people will be laughing until they cry.”

James describes the seven women who will read: