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In this 90 minute session, participants will learn the history, composition, and theory of single-panel cartoons. Everyone will then have the opportunity to draw their own cartoon (but no artistic experience is necessary).
It’s no secret that 2020 has been a stressful year for everyone. Heal, laugh, and explore yourself through a spoken word poetry workshop taught by “the nicest poet in the country.”
Today, images of Frida Kahlo are ubiquitous in mainstream culture. But in her time, Kahlo was a rebel who challenged the status quo with her paintings and her life. Join renowned literature professor and novelist Dr. Barbara Mujica for a two-part talk on the captivating life and art of Frida Kahlo.
As ice caps melt and temperatures rise, novels about climate change have moved from the margins to the center of world literature. In this seminar, we will explore the emerging genre of climate fiction (aka "cli-fi") and discuss how the best work in this genre helps us understand our moment and imagine possible futures.
Join acclaimed novelist Andrew Ridker for a fascinating talk and discussion on the past, present, and future of Jewish American literature, including how Jewish American literature responds to and shapes the ever-changing role of Jews in America.
Oxford English professor Merve Emre explains the bizarre origins of personality testing and explores why these tests continue to intrigue us.