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Close Looking: Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison

September 2nd, 2015

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Wright and Ellison flyer

Upcoming Event: Second Annual New Book Reception

May 6th, 2015

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New Book Reception

Reading: Creative Writing Senior Honors Reading

April 27th, 2015

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CW Senior Honors Reading 2015

Announcement: Stephen McCauley’s Novel “The Easy Way Out” To Be Adapted As A French Film

April 22nd, 2015

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Associate Director of Creative Writing Stephen McCauley’s 1992 novel, The Easy Way Out, has been adapted into a French film. L’art de la Fugue was directed by Brice Cauvin and stars Laurent Lafitte and Agn├Ęs Jaoui.

The Easy Way Out, McCauley’s second novel, was praised by Publishers Weekly as a “beautifully written, heartbreaking book” and “an eloquent depiction of the compromises lovers and families make to keep relationships alive.”

L’art de la Fugue will be released in France on March 4th, 2015. The trailer can be viewed here.

Read a Q&A with Prof. McCauley about the upcoming adaptation here.

Upcoming Event: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms

April 19th, 2015

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German Music Night

Upcoming Event: Translingual Trajectories

April 15th, 2015

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Translingual Trajectories: A Symposium on Translation Studies

Friday, April 17, 12:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Mandel Reading Room
Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room 303

This one-day symposium, presented by the Mandel Center for the Humanities and co-sponsored by the Master of Arts Program in Comparative Humanities (MACH), aims to examine the history and theory of translation from a comparative and global perspective, paying particular attention to the active role of translingual interpretation in transforming traditions and imagining cultural-political changes.

The symposium will be divided into three panels and a roundtable discussion. All participants are Brandeis faculty. The complete schedule is available at

The event is open to the public. In addition to lunch and a reception, light refreshments will be provided.

Upcoming Event: Noam Chomsky Lecture

April 14th, 2015

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Noam Chomsky Event

Screening: Above and Beyond

April 13th, 2015

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Above and Beyond

Upcoming Event: The Subject at the End of Violence

April 13th, 2015

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Wednesay, April 22, 12-1pm
Faculty lunch lecture, Tom King
The Subject at the End of the Voice
The lecture takes Shakespeare (Titus Andronicus, Hamlet, The Tempest) as a starting point for renunciations of rhetoric and the emergence of the voice in early modern and eighteenth-century England.
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Upcoming Event: Translingual Trajectories

April 9th, 2015

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