Jackson Crawford

Our Viking-Cowboy YouTube Star

March 1, 2019

Jackson Crawford, director of CU’s Nordic Studies program, studies and translates Old Norse, a language spoken by medieval Scandinavians. Here the native Coloradan talks Vikings, videos and his contribution to the Disney animated film Frozen.

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Campus News Briefs — Spring 2018

March 1, 2018

Read about Varsity Lake, John Grisham, a memory protein and soft robots.

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Literary Theory: The Complete Guide

By Mary Klages

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Enter the Biography

June 1, 2017

In Bruce Lee, CU's Daryl Maeda sees a symbol of the modern world — and the subject of his next book.

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10 Rare Works in Norlin Library

10 of the rarest works in Norlin Library's Special Collections & Archives exhibit.

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Drummer Has a PhD

March 1, 2017

Steve Lamos, who teaches English, writing and rhetoric at CU Boulder, is also the drummer for American Football, a late-’90s rock band.

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Wolfing Out

Dec. 1, 2016

CU English professor Stephen Graham Jones got hooked on werewolves as a boy in West Texas. Now he’s made them the stars of his latest novel, Mongrels.


Second Acts

Sept. 1, 2016

Mariko Tatsumoto Layton, the first Asian woman admitted to the Colorado Bar, finds her true calling: Children's books.

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The Book of Shakespeare

June 1, 2016

Without the First Folio of 1623, the world might lack half of Shakespeare’s plays. A rare original copy comes to CU-Boulder in August, the only Colorado stop on a national tour.

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The Resurrection of Lucia Berlin

June 1, 2016

A fresh collection of stories by former CU English professor Lucia Berlin became a best-seller last year, more than a decade after her death.