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Curious Inventions: Carlo Farina's Capriccio Stravagante
Carlo Farina’s 1627 Capriccio Stravagante uses four violin-family instruments (violin, two violas, and a violoncello-range instrument) to mimic other instruments such as trumpets, shawms, organs, and guitars. This investigation ...
Moebius Beats: The Twisted Spaces of Sliding Window Audio Novelty Functions with Rhythmic Subdivisions
functions (ANFs) representing songs with rhythmic subdivisions concentrate on the boundary of non-orientable surfaces such as the Moebius strip. This insight provides a radically different topological approach to classifying ...
Why I Stood Up: the Case against Summers
(Harvard Crimson, 2006)
A detailed description of why the majority of the Harvard University faculty rejected the presidency of Lawrence H. Summers, after which he resigned.
What Do Critics of Israel Have to Fear?
(The Harvard Crimson, 2008)
Documents multiple recent cases at Harvard University where critics of Israel were silenced in violation of principles that protect free speech on other topics.
Reckoning With Apartheid: The Conundrum of Working Through the Past
(Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 2016)
From April 26-29, 1994, South Africa held its first universal, democratic elections. Witnessed by the world, South Africans of all races waited patiently in line to cast their ballots, signaling the official and symbolic ...