“Things are always happening at once,” Adam Pendleton said. “I want the paintings to be like that.” In this video, Pendleton, one of the most celebrated visual artists of his generation, talks about his artistic process and how painting echoes the movement of the body.
Through the course “The Politics of Play and Protest: Religion and Sports in America,” students use religion and sports to examine American life.
That’s the ‘life hashtag’ of Alicia Graf Mack, MA ’10, ballerina and Juilliard dean. And it describes her perfectly.
An excerpt from Carl Phillips’ newest book, “My Trade is Mystery: Seven Meditation from a Life in Writing.”
At the onset of the first World War, E.G. Lewis wielded his outsized charm and entrepreneurial spirit to attract legions of women to move across the country to build a new American dream in Atascadero, California His new city, envisioned to rival Los Angeles and San Francisco, targeted the millions of subscribers to his national women’s magazines who longed for a utopia designed for progressive women and their families. However, Atascadero’s unrivaled success soon attracts conspirators from his past, threatening to destroy all he’s built.
The Performing Arts Department will present “God of Carnage,” Yazmina Reza’s scathing satire of bourgeois manners, righteous fury and parental ego, in the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre Nov. 16-19.
Under the guise of a starting-over story, this novel deals with subtle racism today, overt racism in the past, and soul-searching about what to do about it in everyday living.
In the early 1990s, the phrase “screen time” emerged to scare parents about the dangers of too much TV for kids. Screen time was something to fret over, police, and judge in a low-grade moral panic. Now, “screen time” has become a metric not only for good parenting, but for our adult lives as well.
WashU will host more than a dozen screenings as part of the 32nd Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival. The citywide event showcases the best in contemporary cinema.
Carl Phillips, a professor of English in Arts & Sciences, will receive the 2023 Tradition of Literary Excellence Award from the University City Municipal Commission on Arts & Letters.