May 6th, 2015
April 27th, 2015
April 22nd, 2015
FRENCH ADAPTATION OF STEPHEN MCCAULEY’S THE EASY WAY OUT TO BE RELEASED IN MARCH
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 Agnès 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.
April 19th, 2015
April 15th, 2015
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 http://www.brandeis.edu/mandelhumanities/images/Translingual%20Trajectories%20V4.jpg.
The event is open to the public. In addition to lunch and a reception, light refreshments will be provided.
April 14th, 2015
April 13th, 2015
April 13th, 2015
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.
DuBois, Rabb 119
April 9th, 2015
March 23rd, 2015