财新传媒 财新传媒
财新网首页 > 博客 > 索妮雅· 索托马约
许筱艺

与美国联邦最高法院大法官面对面

许筱艺 12月07日

哈佛法學院J.D.及自由作家

 

2015年10月22日傍晚,全美顶尖文理学院波莫纳学院(Pomona College)的2200名学生、教授、校友及家长同时起立,用热烈的掌声迎接美国联邦最高法院 (Supreme Court of the United States) 大法官索尼娅·索托马约女士(Sonia Sotomayor)到访该校。

波莫纳学院每年会向被录取的新生推荐一本“大一读物”。新生入学前都会阅读此书,并在开学的第一周与教授和同学共同探讨和分享他们阅读此书的感悟。与此同时,“大一读物”也在校园里向其他学生及老师免费发送,鼓励全校师生阅读并广泛深入讨论。2015年入选的读物正是索尼娅·索托马约...

.
许筱艺

 

Scene Two: The 2,200-People Community

 

When you have 2,200 people sitting together in an auditorium, you bring a community together. Sure, out of the 2,200, the percentage of people who know their neighbours at the venue is relatively insignificant. As a liberal arts college that takes pride in our close-knit community and close interactions with faculty members, Pomona has a student population of 1,600. That evening, everyone — Pomona College students, faculty, alumni, family and sta...

.
许筱艺

 

Flashbacks

 

Reading Days just prior to Finals’ Week, May. Admittedly, I was in full nerd mode®, hectically studying for my exams at the Romance languages library. That was when an email that excited me for months arrived in my inbox. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was to visit Pomona College on the 22nd of October this year. Thrilled, I got up immediately to pick up my free copy from the Dean’s office.

 

Each year, Pomona College selects a “first-year book” that the inc...

.
许筱艺

SETTING: Our Beloved World

CHARACTERS: All the people in it

 

 

Prologue

 

 

Thursday, 3:30 pm. I walked out of my international relations class, trying to put aside the heaviness sparked by the discussion on the Rwanda genocide and other ethnic conflicts. The first floor of Carnegie Hall — that classy building resembling the White House to some degree, and home to the politics and economics departments at Pomona College — was quiet. I slipped into the pair of dark blue heels re...

.
1
押沙龙说说赵构、岳飞和秦桧
2
押沙龙《满江红》非常专业地把一个故事讲到脑残的程度
3
知识分子中国到底有多少人感染过新冠病毒了?
4
裴沵思谈谈ChatGPT背后的核心论文
5
丁金坤梅城古镇:旧貌换新颜的旅游城市
6
返朴维生素D,抗新冠的意外帮手?
7
丁金坤孙蔡历史:蔡老伯口述史
8
丁金坤浙江小镇经济民间观察:一个上海游子的眼光
9
丁金坤小镇乡贤:惟有写者留其名
10
聂辉华Edmans:我如何拒绝了1000篇投稿论文
--> 房地产市场 全球气候变化 俄乌冲突 妇女权益保护 河南暴雨 三孩来了 甘肃白银山地马拉松越野赛 “杂交水稻之父”袁隆平逝世 2021全国两会 马拉多纳 美国大选决胜局 聚焦2020年诺贝尔奖 海外抗疫日记 新冠肺炎防疫全纪录 华裔科学家在美遭调查 超级名家八卦系列 中美贸易战