We're moving!

We're moving our new stories to Denison.edu, the college's super-sweet mothership. Over time, we'll be moving some of our best past stories from TheDEN over there too. In the meantime, we've made available an archive of all stories here. This archive will be available for a few months before this site is permanently shut down. See you at Denison.edu! - June 2016

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Of poems and crimes

Athens, Greece: Home to Poems ’n Crimes art bar and the center of Petros Markaris' novels.

Last summer, I was sitting in the courtyard behind Poems ’n Crimes Art Bar on the street of Ayia Irini in Athens, Greece. It was the middle of July, on an evening so hot you couldn’t shed enough clothes to

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Written By: Timothy Hofmeister, professor of classics
Photo Credits: iStock

Love and the liberal arts


When we first learned about Susan Kennedy’s lecture on the neuroscience of love, we just knew it had to be our Valentine’s Day story. But it also got us thinking about how love, that coolest, most human of qualities, might play

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Getting lost in lost books

Jordan Kurker-Mraz '14, advised by Tim Hofmeister, Classics

Q & A with Summer Scholar Jordan Kurker-Mraz ’14: What’s the title of your research? “The Classics Postmodern Age and Culture: Questions of Relevance and Regard” What’s the story behind the idea? I was drawn to it when I read

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Hidden in plain sight: no stone left unturned

Hidden In Plain Sight: No Stone Left Unturned

You might trip over this odd, hut-like lith on your way into the library without having any idea what just stubbed your toe. Low and inscrutable, most passersby disregard the weighty tablet with its text display set to Ancient Greek.

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Amber, aliens & the American diaspora

Amber, Aliens, and the American Diaspora

Curtis Veggie, on the West Quad, is typically the place for special banquets. But on this particular September day, the menu was philosophy and political science, anthropology and art, economics and English, as scores of 2010 Summer Scholars served up

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