“Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings” does not give the Asian actors supporting roles or extra roles. Instead, the movie takes its time fighting its cinematic predecessors and bringing Chinese culture squarely into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Brandeis’s 30th Book Forum: “Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness”
Instead of creating a highlight of the New Student Orientation, the Brandeis book forum does not live up to its advertised purpose. The book chosen should be more digestible, and the event should be held at a time when new students are not overloaded with other orientation events.
On Friday, April 30, Director of Brandeis Arts Engagement Ingrid Schorr invited Moser — along with author, poet and gallery owner Rich Michelson — to talk about the new edition of Moser’s classic book, “The Art of Wood Engraving & Relief Engraving,” published by Brandeis University Press. In the event, Moser shared his experience and insights on his career.
With the focus on three contemporary Japanese architects, Anderson took the audience on a virtual aesthetic tour, introduced Japanese aesthetic principles and tracked the connective threads of Japanese architectural forms across time.
The plot of the “Sound of Metal” is a rather traditional three-stage drama, where the audience follows Ruben’s point of view as he discovers his hearing deterioration and attempts to navigate his life after.
The market provided artists and creators with a space to showcase and sell their work while providing shoppers with a wide array of one-of-a-kind items to choose from.
Something that many people have been craving throughout the pandemic is the return of live music. Brandeis’ all-female a cappella group, Too Cheap For Instruments, helped satisfy this desire as a part of Brandeis’s annual Folkfest.
Illustration by Amy Chen.
It’s quite a curious thing that, while Western literature is wildly influential in China — having been so ever since 1919, except for a sad hiatus between 1949 and 1979 — most of Chinese literature barely exists in Western cultural discourse.
In this relaxing talk interspersed with video clips of her performance work, McCall charted her journey as an artist and the development of her vibrant and expressive practice: the “performance drawing.”
“Elantris” features worldbuilding and political-religious conflict and how cleverly the characters scheme to achieve their end goals.
The documentary prompts ocean enthusiasts, animal lovers and anyone who lives on the planet to reflect on the devastating impacts humans have brought to the sea, while also providing abundant information such as where your food comes from.
This exhibition shows off the beauty of women’s bodies, celebrating the ability of women to create and influence the spaces around them, while also addressing the very real issue of Orientalism.