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Freshman Luke Peterson, a student of Jay Grossman, talks about his musical response to Harriet Beecher Stowe

April 14, 2016

Inspired by "Uncle Tom's Cabin," Harriet Beecher Stowe’s seminal work, Luke Peterson, a first-year mathematics and physics major in Associate Professor Jay Grossman’s “Big Books” seminar, crafted a short blues composition titled “Feelings of Living Property,” a nod to the novel’s fifth chapter in which the title character is brutally sold from one slave owner to another. (Read More)