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‘I had a chance on something random’: Benjamin Moser’s journey from Brown to Pulitzer Prize

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‘I had a chance on something random’: Benjamin Moser’s journey from Brown to Pulitzer Prize

May 19, 2020 0 comments

Amongst the thousands of diaries, essays and film scripts in the University of California at Los Angeles’ archive of the late literary giant Susan Sontag, there is a photo of Sontag’s mother and grandmother  posing during an early Hollywood production about the Armenian Genocide.

Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence and Professor of Economics Emily Oster increases the accessibility of her data-driven advice on pregnancy and parenting through personal experiences.

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Professor beloved for parenting advice reflects on career

November 8, 2019 0 comments

During the uniquely anxious months of pregnancy and early years of parenthood, many turn to Professor of Economics Emily Oster’s data-based books.

John Banville read excerpts from his novel ‘The Infinities’ and offered aspiring writers career advice at a Literary Arts department event Monday.

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Booker Prize winner talks literary nuance

October 29, 2018 0 comments

Monday night, the Department of Literary Arts hosted Irish novelist John Banville, author of Booker Prize-winning novel “The Sea.”

Author’s portrayal of 1970s “Wild World” takes inspiration from U. life

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Author’s portrayal of 1970s “Wild World” takes inspiration from U. life

January 24, 2018 1 comment

“Is it better to do the right thing, even if it might be the wrong thing for you personally?” writes alum Peter Rush ’71 in his novel “Wild World.”

Shetterly discusses history of ‘Hidden Figures’

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Shetterly discusses history of ‘Hidden Figures’

March 14, 2017 0 comments

Margot Lee Shetterly gave the keynote address for Women’s History Month at the University March 13.