Author Archives: Lyell Roeder

‘Heroic’ vs. ‘evil’ beauty

This section of She included numerous descriptions of beauty, courtesy of Holly. One of the most striking differences in categories of beauty in this section was that of ‘heroic’ and ‘evil’ beauty. Holly characterizes heroic beauty in a homoerotic manner in his descriptions … Continue reading

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What’s up with the ‘and’?

The Lannan Symposium’s afternoon discussion E Pluribus Plures featured all six symposium speakers in a ’roundtable’ (as the event was held in the ICC auditorium, in reality, it felt more like a panel) discussion working off of audience and moderator questions. … Continue reading

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Yottabytes (!)

This morning’s Lannan Center Symposium featured brief presentations by Wafaa Bilal, Trevor Paglen (whose images we had looked at in class), and Heidi Ewing. Each spoke for about 25 minutes. The panel was introduced by Dean Bernie Cook. The event was … Continue reading

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Mr. Murthwaite and the Narratorial Ambiguity of Indian Society

First an aside: I apologize for the tardiness of my post, I’ve no reasonable excuse for its lateness but my ineptitude for to pull myself away from mixing drums and rather focus on adhering to deadlines! In the third chapter of the … Continue reading

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