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Articles by Lindsey Meyers (21)

Experimental ‘Growing Born’ explores existential themes

March 11, 2007 0 comments

Last weekend’s performance of the Production Workshop’s play “Growing Born” was a compelling foray into experimental theater, showcasing the perils and rewards of creative risk-taking.

Weinstein bringing Faulkner to Oprah audience

March 11, 2007 0 comments

If you’re an avid Oprah Winfrey fan, you’re probably familiar with Professor of Comparative Literature Arnold Weinstein, who this August gave a series of online lectures to Oprah’s Book Club about enigmatic author William Faulkner.

Butler argues for academic freedom in post-Sept. 11 world

February 2, 2007 0 comments

Literary theorist Judith Butler addressed the threat posed to academic freedom by the war on terror on Jan. 29 in a well-attended lecture on campus titled “Critique and Disciplinarity: Foucault via Kant.”

Blasing discusses Nazim Hikmet, founder of modern Turkish poetry

February 2, 2007 0 comments

Mutlu Blasing, professor of English, shared her insights into the life, work and politics of the controversial 20th-century Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet in a Wednesday lecture co-sponsored by the Turkish American Cultural Society of Rhode Island and the Brown Turkish Cultural Society.

Photos give voice to the tragedy of Darfur

January 29, 2007 0 comments

Photography was the medium and the horror of genocide the political message in a stunning synthesis of art and politics at the Darfur/Darfur Exhibition in List Art Center Gallery Friday night.

MEZCLA mixes traditions of Latino cultures

November 13, 2006 0 comments

Brown’s Latino performing arts group MEZCLA showcased 15 spirited pieces that enlivened the audience gathered in the Salomon Center Friday night.

High-energy performances mark free Walkmen concert

October 30, 2006 0 comments

“I can’t believe this is free” was a sentiment voiced several times in Alumnae Hall Friday night, where students were treated to an enticing performance of folk music by The Wrong Reasons as well as a selection of bravura indie-rock songs from The Walkmen.

PW’s ‘I am Eloise’ explores childhood reality and imagination

October 23, 2006 0 comments

Tara Schuster ’08’s “I am Eloise” delighted the audience with its portrayal of life through the adolescent eyes of Eloise Pritchard Saturday night.

LiSci installation highlights the creative power of science

October 6, 2006 0 comments

Comprised of 140 window-squares made of up 600,000 pieces of glass, “Lines of Sight” is the installation piece that adorns a walkway in the Life Sciences Building, which will be dedicated today as the Sidney E. Frank Hall for the Life Sciences.

PW’s ‘Salome’ modernizes Oscar Wilde’s classic play

April 17, 2006 0 comments

Mustafa Samdani’s interesting, if sometimes muddled, adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s “Salome” challenges the norms of traditional theater.