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Remembering Shakespeare: The Scope of His Achievement from ‘Hamlet' through ‘The Tempest'
The longstanding challenge and problem of living through tragedy, as opposed to living beyond it...
The Courage of Poetry
The Courage of Poetry is an ars poetica, not in a technical sense, but as...
The Films of Jacques Tati
Life is full of homages to Jacques Tati. Tati is a great film comic who...
Dagoes Read: Tradition and the Italian / North American Writer
Since 1987,writer and critic Fred Gardaphe has regularly reviewed Italian-North American literature in Fra Noi,...
Otherworldly Hamlet
No other book on Hamlet has yet to consider the way in which the play...
In the Writers' Words: Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets
Laurence Hutchman, in In the Writers' Words: Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets, interviews major poets...
Umberto Eco wrote this essay when he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Letters by Laurentian University (Sudbury, Canada). The essay appears here in three languages: English, French, and Italian.

"It is impossible to think about the present or the future of universities without taking into account that universities live in a world dominated by mass media. If so, one must ask if and to what extent these old institutions called Universities are influenced by the various channels of mass... "
Incontro: University and Mass Media
Search for Meaning: Exploring Religions of the World
Conscience and Coercion: Ahmadi Muslims and Orthodoxy in Pakistan
Adjacencies: Minority Writings in Canada
Cities, Culture and Granite
Reel Canadians: Interviews from the Canadian Movie World
Discourse and Community: Multidisciplinary Studies of Canadian Culture
Elusive Margins: Consuming Media, Ethnicity and Culture
Fremde: Discourse on the Foreign
Interviews to Literature
Desire Lines: Essays on Art, Poetry & Culture
Mediating Culture: The Politics of Representation