Category Archives: Literature

Bel Canto

Here some of my thoughts about Bel Canto by Ann Patchett, the first of the SBC summer book club selections for 2011. To see what others had to say, visit the official blog site maintained by Professor Carrie Brown, here. … Continue reading

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In Vino Veritas

During the Fall semester 2010, I had an independent study with Professor Gutierrez on the philosophy of religion. During the course of the semester we read Plato, St. Augustine, Descartes, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and more. Of Kierkegaard we read Fear and Trembling and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Blog

According to Professor Carrie Brown, students ask for summer reading recommendations every year, so last summer she had the brilliant idea to begin a summer reading book club for Sweet Briar students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends. For summer 2011 … Continue reading

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Rebecca Skloot’s Lecture

Hey everyone! Sorry for the blogging hiatus. It’s gotten to that crazy time in the semester, and I have been slowly succumbing to what my friend Hilary Bowie has referred to as SBS or “Sweet Briar stress.” Tonight I took a … Continue reading

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