CGRundertow SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION IV for PC Video Game Review

CGRundertow SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION IV for PC Video Game Review

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. And if you’re familiar with the Civilization series, you’ve probably repeated the past time and again, under various circumstances, each time creating a nation and playing out the whole of human society as you see fit. And it might not even take place on […]

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The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course Literature and last week we wrapped up our discussion of George Orwell’s 1984. Lately here at Crash Course, we’ve been a bit preoccupied with dystopias — which is to say, imagined futures where things have gone horribly wrong. You know, as opposed to the present. I’ve always […]

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LITERATURE – George Orwell

LITERATURE – George Orwell

George Orwell was an English intellectual who died in 1950 and used literature for the only reason it ultimately really exists – to try to change the world for the better. He was, in the deeper sense, a political writer, someone who wanted art to help us grow kinder, fairer, wiser. In 1946, a year […]

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Henry Giroux Between Orwell and Huxley in the Age of New Authoritarianism

Henry Giroux Between Orwell and Huxley in the Age of New Authoritarianism

A lecture by one of our university’s most prominent scholars, an eagerly anticipated event in the acclaimed McMaster Alumni Association Program, and finally, an announcement of an important new gift to our university and to the scholarly record. My name is Vivian Lewis, and I have the great honor of serving as McMaster’s university librarian, […]

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