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Now they've gone and done it. Some geniuses have created wizardry brilliant enough to outthink and override human involvement. Should we be worried?
Neil Postman's indictment of our technology-shriveled American attention span bears witness as prophetic today as when it was published — 32 years ago when the culprit was television, the perfected instrument of "the Age of Show Business."
Creative Works by Notre Dame people.
News about Notre Dame graduates
Solzhenitsyn's Russian history, writ large, translates well at Notre Dame.
Telling the astronomical and theological story of the universe for the Vatican.
A life of triumph, traged and simple, decent humanity
Resolve and reflection along the Notre Dame trail
Forest Wallace, as Cloten, gives Shakespeare's verse a hip-hop update to woo the king's daughter Imogen. Cloten dismisses the music his attending lords play, then asks them give him a beat. Listen:
Listen in as director Christy Burgess and the cast of Cymbeline find the right personal and cultural references to help them define their characters.
Josh Crudup could fool some people back in the day, or at least win them over with the sheer force of cuteness.
Ophelia Emmons is named after the Ophelia, of Denmark, so Ophelia of Indiana’s place on the Shakespearean stage seems like a matter of destiny. She rejects any stars-aligning interpretation.
Everyone has a saturation point. After a rainy walk across London’s Tower Bridge on Wednesday afternoon, facing the prospect of watching a three-hour outdoor performance, members of the Robinson Shakespeare Company approached theirs.
The Robinson Shakespeare Company will contribute an item of their own to one of the world's greatest theatrical archives.
Hear how Cymbeline cast members wipe their feet to free their minds and the reason they acknowledge their toes when the show's over.
The magazine goes behind the scenes as the actors of the England-bound Robinson Shakespeare Company grow into their roles.
Precious Parker needed to be persuaded. The idea of performing Shakespeare, whoever that was, did not interest her.
As an actor, Forest Wallace has an "amazing unselfconsciousness about him," Robinson Shakespeare Company director Christy Burgess says. "It’s thrilling to watch."
Eavesdrop as the cast of Cymbeline learns the body language of “folding in” and “verbal boxing” to depict poignant and provocative interactions between characters when emotional passion and physical tension arise in the script.
The saga of Father Edward Sorin's journey from France across the American frontier to the place called Sainte-Marie-des-Lacs.
Many cockroaches were harmed in the making of Andy Greco’s college education. He killed 60 of them one night in a massacre that Greco ’81 assumes must still be commemorated in the cockroach community.
“Costumes don’t define who we are. It’s characters.” That sounds just like something Christy Burgess would say, but she’s not within earshot. Her students are channeling her.
The 6th through 12th graders of the Robinson Shakespeare Company, part of Notre Dame’s Robinson Community Learning Center, have been invited to perform this summer in Stratford-upon-Avon and present a workshop at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. Notre Dame Magazine will report on their journey over the coming months.
How Notre Dame helps athletes excel in the here and now without losing sight of the future
The problems facing our species at this moment in history, says Roy Scranton, suggest grim passage ahead, although some kind of redemption might be possible through art and the imagination.
Phil Sakimoto has a quintessential American story, but he’s reluctant to tell it. Although it’s a proud family history of resilience and courage, it’s also one of national shame.
A psychologist studies how we find (and lose) our way.