Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Valentine’s Day Concert in NYC

Posted: May 31, 2017

A Valentine’s Day concert in the heart of New York City—featuring student musicians from the D-E Upper School and St. Dominic’s College (London, UK)—was a major highlight of the School’s performing arts offerings earlier this year. On February 14, the D-E Upper School (US) Orchestra, StringJam and US choral ensembles collaborated with the music ensembles…

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Night Vision

Posted: May 31, 2017

John Foy ’78 St. Augustine’s Press April 2017 In Night Vision, wars go on in the Middle East, violence is never far away, and the creatures of the field are “much the worse/for having been beneath the rotor blades.” Written in an uncluttered idiom, these poems, technically adept, play across a range of forms in…

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War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918

Posted: May 31, 2017

Michael Kazin ’66 Simon and Schuster February 2017 The untold story of the movement that came close to keeping the United States out of World War I. This book is about the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in one of history’s most destructive wars and then were hounded by the government…

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The Empire’s Ghost: A Novel

Posted: May 31, 2017

Isabelle Steiger ’07 Thomas Dunne Books May 2017 Isabelle Steiger has crafted a powerful and masterful debut with The Empire’s Ghost, the first book in a haunting new epic fantasy series. The empire of Elesthene once spanned a continent, but its rise heralded the death of magic. It tore itself apart from within, leaving behind…

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Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court

Posted: May 31, 2017

Kathryn Stanchi ’83,  Linda Berger and Bridget Crawford Cambridge University Press August 2016 What would United States Supreme Court opinions look like if key decisions on gender issues were written with a feminist perspective? Feminist Judgments brings together a group of scholars and lawyers to rewrite, using feminist reasoning, the most significant US Supreme Court…

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Namaste Mumbai

Posted: May 31, 2017

Kavita Shah Bafana ’96 and Rachana Chandaria-Mamania Little Ustaads Arts February 2017 The first children’s book on Mumbai that brings the bustling city alive through characters, colors and couplets. Children will relate to endearing characters as they travel from monuments to parks to bridges to beaches to capture the daily life of a Mumbaikar. Eat…

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New! Introducing D-E Alumni Horizons

Posted: May 31, 2017

Dwight-Englewood School graduates succeed in a wide range of endeavors, from science and business, to writing and the arts. Many alumni maintain bonds with D-E, coming back to campus to share their experiences with students and other alumni. In an effort to expand the access our current students and young graduates have to the broad…

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Foreign Language Teachers Present at Educators Conference

Posted: May 31, 2017

Lower School Spanish teachers Ericka Collado and Sandra Harrison were speakers at the annual conference for Foreign Language Educators of NJ (FLENJ), held earlier this year.  The pair collaborated on two presentations — “All About Colombia! A Cross­ Curricular Thematic Unit to Celebrate Colombian Culture” and “Robots in the FLES Classroom: A New Twist on…

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Calliope 2016 Wins Silver Crown

Posted: May 31, 2017

The 2016 edition of D-E’s Upper School literary journal Calliope received recognition earlier this spring, when it was announced as a Silver Crown winner by Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA).  Last year’s Calliope editors Savannah DiGiovanni ’16, Noa Levin ’17, Nasrin Lin ’16, and Maxine Musto ’17 were able to reunite briefly together with faculty…

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