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The Early Modern Working Group is excited to tentatively announce our fall 2016 schedule: Tuesday, September 13th: Informational Meeting and Semester Planning Tuesday, September 27th: Primary Source Show and Tell Tuesday, October 11th: TBD! Tuesday, October 25th: Faculty Highlight and Workshop Tuesday, November 18th: Paper Workshop Tuesday, November 22nd: [...]
Troilus and Cressida is still playing the park until August 14th! Tony winning director Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Cymbeline) returns to Shakespeare in the Park with one of the Bard’s most rarely produced plays, Troilus and Cressida. Both warriors and lovers play hard to get in this surprisingly modern epic about the hot blood, [...]
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As part of a course on the relationships between the literary and pictorial arts from the Renaissance to the modern period in England, students contribute online to a comparative timeline exploring how literary and visual [...]
From about 1820 through 1860, gift books were a prominent component of the antebellum literary scene. Designed to be given at Christmas time, the books had covers decorated with gold and included titles like The [...]
Playtesting, n.: “a method of quality control that takes place at many points during the video game design process. A selected group of users play unfinished versions of a game to work out flaws in [...]