“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.
Mori’s reclusive lifestyle and keen pursuit of his passion remind us that life is less about the binary of success or failure and more about finding the meaning and joy along our journey.
Visual artist, photojournalist and legal worker Shanna Merola, who gave a talk via Zoom to Brandeis students where she detailed both her artistic work and her work with activism near her hometown of Detroit, Michigan.
In Coetzee’s “Disgrace,” these dichotomies that we depend on to comprehend or distort reality disintegrate, from the ruins and rubbles of which a shared suffering transcending tribalism arises — the essence of our human condition.
The concept of canon as a set of important, if not immortal literary, artistic and otherwise cultural documents, manifesting the best parts of a certain culture, is an idea not at all alien to the non-Western world.
Barnes’ exceptional attention to detail when it comes to her characters could be explained by her profession in psychology, psychiatry and cognitive sciences. The individuals in her books usually feel especially realistic and human in how they inhabit the world of the story, and “Inheritance Games” was no exception.
If you are also having a not-so-easy time with everything that's going on and want to watch a comfort movie, I present to you “Emma.”
The work of freelance music composers is not as solitary as it may sound. They collaborate with institutions, theatres, and individuals. They work on solo pieces, operas, orchestra pieces, chamber pieces, and more. They have a flexible working schedule for exploring and envisioning creativity in music, yet they live a busy lifestyle managing their music careers and businesses at the same time.
Illustration by Megan Liao
Being one of the students who are staying on campus after the in-person class activities ended, Vicente Cayuela ’22 continues documenting the emptiness of campus and the end of a very special semester.