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  • Hilton Als Q&A

    Dec520134:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room

    Sponsored by Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing

    For more information please contact:
    Shaylin Hogan


    The Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing invites you to the WLP Reading Series on Thursday, December 5th, featuring the accomplished writer Hilton Als. There will be a Q&A with Als at 4 p.m. in the Bright Family Screening Room in the Paramount Center. A reading will follow at 6 p.m. in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre.

    Hilton Als is an essayist and theatre critic for The New Yorker. He has also written for The Village Voice, Vibe, and The Nation. His work has garnered multiple awards, including the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism and a Guggenheim Fellowship in Creative Writing. Als has taught at Smith College, Wesleyan University, and Yale. His latest book is entitled White Girls.

  • Hilton Als Reading

    Dec520136:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Paramount Center
    Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre

    Sponsored by Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing

    For more information please contact:
    Shaylin Hogan


    The Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing invites you to the WLP Reading Series on Thursday, December 5th, featuring the accomplished writer Hilton Als. There will be a Q&A with Als at 4 p.m. in the Bright Family Screening Room in the Paramount Center. A reading will follow at 6 p.m. in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre.

    Hilton Als is an essayist and theatre critic for The New Yorker. He has also written for The Village Voice, Vibe, and The Nation. His work has garnered multiple awards, including the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism and a Guggenheim Fellowship in Creative Writing. Als has taught at Smith College, Wesleyan University, and Yale. His latest book is entitled White Girls.
     

  • Bright Lights: DER presents- A Life Without Words

    Dec520137:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room

    Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Anna Feder


    Quiet yet profoundly provocative, this is a haunting story of two siblings born deaf in rural Nicaragua. Dulce Maria (28) and her brother Francisco (22) have never strayed more than a few miles from the farm where they were born. With no written, spoken, or signed language, the siblings were never exposed to the traditional modes of communication and learning others take for granted. When a Deaf NGO worker arrives to try to teach them their first words, the unsettling drama that unfolds poses difficult questions about the meaning and nature of language, of aid work, and of documentary film.