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When Pages Breathe: Immersive Elocution of Literature, an installation

CoLab Gallery, Lewis Arts Complex

Lecturer in Theater Chesney Snow and students in his fall course, “The Oral Interpretation of Toni and William,” present a multimedia oral interpretation of literature installation that examines speech as an aspect of fine art through the exploration of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, as well as the literary canons of iconic American writer […]

“Belonging to a ‘Lost’ Island: Sovereignty, Memory, and Landscape on Imbros”

203 Scheide Caldwell House

The 1923 Treaty of Lausanne established the present borders between Greece and Turkey and led to a compulsory population exchange that transformed all aspects of life in the region. The Orthodox Greeks of Istanbul and the Aegean islands of Imbros and Tenedos, and the Muslims of Western Thrace were exempted from the compulsory expulsion. My […]

When Pages Breathe: Adaptation of Modern Classics with Pulitzer Prize-winning Hodder Fellow Martyna Majok

CoLab Gallery, Lewis Arts Complex

Join us for a deep dive into the art of adaptation with Pulitzer Prize winner and 2018-19 Princeton Hodder Fellow Martyna Majok and Lecturer in Theater Chesney Snow. Discover the secrets to transforming The Great Gatsby into a theatrical treasure for the stage. Majok wrote the book for a new musical adaptation of F. Scott […]

The Ovide moralisé: The Divine Comedy of Medieval France?

Robertson Hall, Room 002

Speakers: Matthieu Boyd ('03), Professor of Literature and Chair of the School of the Humanities, Fairleigh Dickinson University Sarah-Jane Murray (*03), Associate Professor of Great Texts & Creative Writing, Honors College, Baylor University The anonymous fourteenth-century Ovide moralisé (“Moralized Ovid”) is a translation into French of Ovid’s Metamorphoses and much of the accumulated mythographical commentary in Latin. It […]

The Priest Nichiren’s Miraculous Escape from Death and Its Modern Skeptics: Negotiating History and Myth in a Japanese Buddhist Tradition

219 Aaron Burr Hall

The Danforth Lecture in the Study of Religion The Priest Nichiren’s Miraculous Escape from Death and Its Modern Skeptics: Negotiating History and Myth in a Japanese Buddhist Tradition Jacqueline I. Stone In the year 1271, the dissident Buddhist teacher Nichiren was arrested by officials of Japan’s warrior government and taken under cover of night to […]

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