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'Eve,' New Comic Book Series by Professor Victor LaValle, Coming This Spring
February 26, 2021

The first issue of Eve features cover art by Ario Anindito (Star Wars: The High Republic) and two variant covers designed by Yuko Shimizu (Dracula, Motherfxxker) and Inhyuk Lee (Magic, Mighty Morphin).

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Assistant Professor Sable Elyse Smith in Group Exhibition ‘Grief & Grievance: Art and Mourning in America
February 26, 2021

The exhibition takes over multiple floors of the museum and builds off one of three historical cornerstones that link the experience of mourning to moments of political action and engagement across American history: Jack Whitten’s Birmingham (1964), Daniel LaRue Johnson’s Freedom Now, Number 1 (1963–64), and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Procession (1986).

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On A Global Scale: Ramin Bahrani and ‘The White Tiger’
February 26, 2021

Bahrani recently adapted Adiga’s 2008 New York Times bestselling novel The White Tiger into his newest feature of the same name.

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'My Lord, What A Night' by Professor Deborah Brevoort Will Play At Ford's Theatre
February 25, 2021

Deborah Brevoort is an award winning playwright and librettist from Alaska.

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Soon After First Light: Lynn Steger Strong
February 24, 2021

What is a typical workday like for you when you’re in the middle of a project?    Lynn Strong: My go-to when I'm in a project is definitely early mornings.

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'The Body Scout' by Alumnus and Adjunct Professor Lincoln Michel '09 Coming This Fall
February 24, 2021

Michel's previous work, a collection of short stories titled Upright Beasts (Coffee House Press, 2015), received great praise and introduced his prose style as captivating, energetic, and at times blisteringly funny.

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Professor James Schamus Creates Spanish-Language Series for Netflix Mexico
February 22, 2021

James Schamus is an award-winning screenwriter of The Ice Storm and producer of Brokeback Mountain, and former CEO of Focus Features, the motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution company whose films have included Milk, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Pianist, Coraline, and The Dallas Buyers Club.

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Associate Professor Ramin Bahrani Directs ‘Amnesty’ for Netflix
February 22, 2021

Ramin Bahrani is an award-winning Iranian American writer, director and producer.

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This Is Who We Are: Victor LaValle
February 19, 2021

Of Lone Women, LaValle says, “It’s about women homesteaders in Montana in 1915.

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Alumni and Faculty Films Longlisted for 2021 BAFTA Awards
February 18, 2021

The shortlist nominations will be announced on March 9, 2021.

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