Browsing: Cynthia Lewis

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Broadcasting the Bard, Live

The upper level English seminar “Performing Shakespeare” has been a sought-after course for Davidson’s English…

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The In Crowd

Charles A. Dana Professor of English Cynthia Lewis’s latest essay, a foray into debutante society, reveals a subculture the origins of which trace to Europe. Published in the journal Southern Cultures, “Secret Sharing: Debutantes Coming Out in the American South” explores how tradition survives societal change, and what happens to tradition when its purpose becomes obscure to its practitioners.