Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Number of Articles: 2
First Article: September 12, 2017
Latest Article: October 31, 2017
By Sylvia Frank '20
October 31, 2017
Matthew Chow ’18 is an English and economics double major. His thesis examines
the intersection of the Christian gospel and Shakespeare’s tragedies. His
advisor is Professor Anston Bosman in the English Department.
Q: What is your thesis about?
A: I’ll start with the Christian gospel aspect of it. I’ve been Christian almost
all my life, and I think a big part of my college experience has been getting to
know what the gospel is. At the same time, what’s been really cool is taking a
lot of Shakes
September 12, 2017
Olufemi O. Vaughan is an Alfred Sargent Lee ’41 and Mary Farley Ames Lee
Professor of Black Studies. He attended St. John’s University, where he received
his bachelor’s degree in politics and government. He received his doctorate in
politics with historical components from Oxford University.
Q: What did you do before you came to Amherst?
A: I was the Geoffrey Canada Professor of Africana Studies and History at
Bowdoin College. I taught there for nine years. Prior to that, I taught for 18