Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Number of Articles: 2
First Article: November 7, 2017
Latest Article: February 13, 2018
By Emily Young '20
February 13, 2018
Dan Langa ’18 is a music major. For his thesis he composed an original score for
the film “The Passion of Joan of Arc.” His thesis was performed at the Buckley
Recital Hall on Feb. 2. His advisor is Lecturer in Music Ryan Vigil from the
University of New Hampshire.
Q: What is your thesis about?
A: I wrote my own original film score for the 1928 film “The Passion of Joan of
Arc,” which is a silent black-and-white film that recounts the trial and
execution of Joan of Arc. My thesis was a look int
November 7, 2017
Jun Hee Cho is an assistant professor of history. He completed his undergraduate
study in Western history and Asian history at Seoul National University in South
Korea, and he holds a Master of Philosophy and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.
Q: How did you begin studying your subject?
A: I was always interested in history and as a double major I was drawn to the
“great divergence debate,” which attempts to answer when the West began to surge
ahead of the rest of the world — the debate hinges a