Spring 2013

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Sounds of Africa -- Professor Damascus Kafumbe—ethnomusicologist, performer, composer—teaches students what music means to world cultures and how to perform the music of his own. Bringing Sounds of Africa to Middlebury
Assistant Professor of Music Damascus Kafumbe shatters preconceptions of African music.

    felix Felix Against the Barbarians
    Felix Batista '77 was a master at negotiating the release of kidnap victims, right up to the moment he disappeared.

      Horn01 Archive: Come Blow Your Horn
      A trip into the archives reveals the Middlebury horn.

        TedPerry__BMA1564 Serene Velocity
        Ted Perry enters retirement as only he knows how.

          Mahaney Center for the Arts final Vignette: Onward and Upward
          Our Observer visits the Mahaney Center for the Arts.

            athletics meets academia fianl Old Chapel: Game Time
            President Liebowitz discusses the role of athletics in a Middlebury education.

              mvj Editor’s Note: “Tell me a story.”
              When was the last time a child asked you to tell her about a topic?

                tablet_Final_01 The New Storytellers: The Digital Revolution
                In the time it takes to read this essay, it may already be outdated.

                  DcTroupe The New Storytellers: Meet the (New) Press
                  Today's rising class of DC journalists.

                    Microphone_Final_02 The New Storytellers: My Story
                    How did I get here? That's an interesting story....

                      Typewriter_Final_01 The New Storytellers: Evolution of a Storyteller
                      To understand the new storyteller, we must understand how storytelling has evolved.

                        Print Inside Out
                        Life, observed, in Bellevue.

                          Mathematics Professor John Schmitt and student Aden Forrow in Warner Hall It All Adds Up
                          Math professor John Schmitt has never taught a student quite like Aden Forrow '13.

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                          _MG_3085 Looking at Thoreau’s Personal Copy of Walden
                          Thoreau scholar, Associate Professor of Religion and Environmental Studies Rebecca Kneale Gould guides us through some of Thoreau’s pencil-written notes in the margins of the author’s personal copy of Walden at the College’s Special Collections.