Category Archives: Humanities

The Contemporary Influence of the Renaissance: Hamilton and Shakespeare 11.10.16

By Jennifer Murphy, Assistant Editor of Humanities Many people believe that Renaissance literature and hip-hop do not interact with each other. These two areas are often never discussed at the same time when studying the English language. However, playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda has revealed … Continue reading

Temporality in Early Modern Literature: An Interview with Professor J.K. Barret 11.20.15

by David Williams, Assistant Editor of Humanities Six hundred years ago, on October 25th, 1415, the Battle of Agincourt was fought between the English and French armies. One of the most famous speeches in English literature is the one that … Continue reading