According to this article from the website Science World Report, neuroscientists may have just found the origins of language. The discovery of a gene mutation that arose more than half a million years ago may be the key to humans’ unique ability to produce and understand speech. “This is an important brick in the wall saying that the form(…)
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Our intrepid student staff has created a series of 2048 games inspired by people, items, and creatures in the CILC! Click on any one of them to play! Enjoy!
May 12, 2014
Oberlin is hosting a big Brazilian festival as a part of the Oberlin Brazil Project, and it’s been a huge success so far. Read about it on the Oberlin news site and check out the the events calendar. Coming up… April 15 Showcase of Performance and Improvisation ensembles with special guests Marcus Santos, Adriano Dos Santos, and(…)
On Tuesday, April 22 (Earth Day!), Oberlin will host its very first Thyagaraja Festival. The festival, celebrating South Indian culture and artistry, will take place over 12 consecutive hours at the Apollo Theater and feature performances by South Indian musicians. It’s an event you won’t want to miss! 2pm Tuesday, April 22nd – 2am Wednesday,(…)
“Stories of Rivalry and Betrayal: Translator Figures in Borges, Cortazar, Walsh, Scliar, and Coelho.” Monday, April 7 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall, Science Center Please join us for this 2014 Comparative Literature Symposium lecture event. Speaker Rosemary Arrojo is Professor of Comparative Literature at the State University of New York, Binghamton. Her work has focused(…)