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

Blog Archives

Connecting to France, in English


With a semester on The Hill separating her from a term abroad in Aix-en-Provence in France, Isabel Randolph ’16 wanted to create a summer research project that captured her experiences wandering the rural roads of southern France and the streets

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Written By: Golzar Meamar '16

Line breaks & climaxes


It’s that time of year again: as the weather slowly, tentatively improves, underclassmen start spending more time outside — and soon realize that they aren’t seeing much of their senior friends. With deadlines for senior research looming, the class of

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Tutti = all together

Tutti = all together

    Last week, almost 40 composers braved the snow and subzero temperatures to travel to Granville from Florida, California, Texas, and other locales one would not lightly desert for icy Ohio. They were motivated by the prospect of hearing

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '15
Photo Credits: Tim Black Photography, Jenny Kim '16

Poetry for lunch

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  Professor of English David Baker gently teased a recent Tuesday Lunch audience — with a succession of small revelations — into guessing the identities of six faculty members from across the disciplines who happen to write poetry. An academic

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Dance break


The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) opened their two-day residency at Denison with an inspiring performance in an unconventional space – the atrium of the Burton Morgan Center – where they presented a merging of dance, poetry, and history. The audience

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What poetry is


As he took the podium to introduce Philip Levine, English Professor David Baker carried with him a well-worn copy of Levine’s They Feed They Lion, purchased in 1978 — one of the first books of poetry Baker remembers buying. “Philip

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Written By: Rachel Morrison '16

The power of poetry

The Power Of Poetry

To describe David Baker as a poet is a bit like calling the Mississippi a river. Yes, the basic description is accurate, but it only skims the surface. Baker, a professor of English, has just been awarded the coveted Theodore

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Poets taking on the dream

Poets Taking On The Dream

Students gathered on overstuffed couches and settled at café tables Wednesday night at the Bandersnatch, talking quietly and greeting one another for a time until two students took the stage. Steve Flores ’11 (Hyde Park, Mass.) and Akeila Benjamin ’13

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