Cutting the Invisible Strings

Antigone, Creon, Ismene, and Chorus in tKAPOW's production of Burial at Thebes

We just finished a great week of play performances and discussions with Theatre Kapow, as we used Sophocles's play, Antigone, to introduce the work of the course in presenting some of the greatest ideas of human culture about the best …

Fixing our Gaze on the Human Condition: Theater KAPOW discusses the Antigone

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We had a chance to talk with Alumnus Matt Cahoon and Prof. Peter Josephson (Political Science) of Theatre KAPOW about their performance of Burial at Thebes, Seamus Heaney's adaptation of Sophocles's Antigone, in anticipation of their performance of the play …

Mark the Music!

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The second semester of Conversatio is all about discovering the good life and role that the liberal arts play in a fulfilling human life. During the Art and Society unit we read Shakespeare's Tempest, both as an example of …