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English and Philosophy
Plato and Aristotle, Zora Neale Hurston, William Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf, Cornel West

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Cassie Benson

Murray State Cassie Benson

The first time I visited, it felt like home. It was the perfect size school for me, and I liked that the class sizes were small. It was far away enough from home but not too far away. It was also important that it actually had my program because some of the other schools that I looked at didn’t have Creative Writing programs.

Check out the complete interview with Cassie here!

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Does Identity matter? Does Failure liberate? Are you a Subject or an Object? Spend a semester reading, thinking, discussing and writing about these questions. Sign up for the Fall 2014 course GDS-690: Identity, Politics, Queer Theory and the Self

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