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"Why Books?" conference discusses the broad future of print media.
A conversation in the Schlesinger Library's Radcliffe College Room, titled "Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: It's Everybody's Business," explored the topic of domestic violence, especially against immigrants, on Monday, Oct. 25.
Sheena Iyengar, Radcliffe Institute Dean's Lecturer, is here to tell you that, when it comes to choice, more is not better.
Maybe you've seen it at a party or a family gathering: groups of people crowded around a TV screen—some wielding various toy instruments, vamping, jumping around. Players follow along with prerecorded songs, trying to match their respective parts as perfectly as possible, perhaps injecting a bit of style into the proceedings. They do it for points and the roar of a virtual crowd.
"Why Books?" conference probes the rocky relationship between technology and literature.