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Prof. James Shepard’s “The World to Come”

The New York Times says J. Leland Miller Professor of American History, Literature and Eloquence James Shepard’s collection of short stories, “The World to Come,” are “beautifully researched creations.”

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Prof. Michael Lewis Reviews Book on Louis Kahn

Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History Michael Lewis lends his expertise to this Wall Street Journal review of a new book on architect Louis Kahn.

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Will Rawls ’00 Honors Victims of AIDS

Choreographer Will Rawls ’00 co-organized a dance project that paid tribute to the dance world’s losses to AIDS.

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Chaedria LaBouvier ’07 and Defacement

Chaedria LaBouvier ’07 brought Jean-Michel Basquiat’s powerful work, “Defacement,” to WCMA to engage the community in conversations about race and police brutality.

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Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94 Re-inventing Broadway heroines

Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94 is on a mission to make Broadway heroines weird and wonderful.

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Audrey Bell ’10 Inaugurates New Craftsperson Program

Audrey Bell ’10 is one of two artists inaugurating Mississippi State University’s Emerging Craftsperson Residency program.

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William Finn’s ’74 Musical Theatre Lab

Composer-lyricist William Finn ’74, cofounder and artistic producer of Barrington Stage Company’s Musical Theatre Lab, has made it his mission to help young composers develop their musicals.

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Jay McInerney ’76 and Bright, Precious Days

Novelist Jay McInerney ’76 and his new book were featured in The New Yorker.

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Kris Allen’s Beloved

Music Department artist-in-residence Kris Allen is out with a new album, “Beloved,” that is winning great reviews.

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Alison Case on Reimagining ‘Wuthering Heights’

Professor of English Alison Case recently spoke to WAMC’s The Roundtable about her novel “Nelly Dean.”

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