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The Invisible Hand in Pop Culture reviewed in the Wall Street Journal

Clifton Waller Barrett Professor of English Paul Cantor's new book, The Invisible Hand in Pop Culture was recently reviewed in the Wall Street Journal:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788732435200457813312316073617...

Graduate student Camilla Ammirati at New York International Fringe Festival

Graduate student Camilla Ammirati's play "In the Ebb" is currently being performed at the New York International Fringe Festival.

For more information visit http://www.fringenyc.org/basic_page.php?ltr=I. The listing is below:

Professor Anna Brickhouse featured on University's front page

June 8, 2012 — As the Spanish explored the New World, a ship stopped in the Chesapeake Bay in 1561 and picked up a Native American youth, whom they took back to Spain. Baptized Don Luis de Velasco, he became an educated translator. In 1570, he accompanied a group of Jesuit priests back to his homeland, where the Spanish established a settlement, Axacán.

When a supply ship visited about 18 months later, the Spaniards found the village deserted, save for one survivor, a Creole youth named Alonso, who said that Don Luis, as he was called by the Spaniards, had murdered the priests.

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