Setting The Mood

  Literature and Art are intrinsically emotional. Artists and writers have the ability to deliberately set the tone and mood in their works. The settings in both paintings and novels encompass time, place and mood. Landscape, weather and light can reflect the inner minds of characters as well as stir…

Shakespeare 101

Literary Affairs invites you to read and discuss two of Shakespeare’s most evocative plays, the tragedy of Othello and the comedy of wits, Much Ado About Nothing. In this two part series, Betsy Sullivan will unpack how the plays grapple with topics that continue to baffle society today: the potential…

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

This past year the Annenberg Space for Photography had a powerful exhibit entitled REFUGEE. According to the Annenberg, the show explored the lives of refugees from a host of diverse populations dispersed and displaced throughout the world. The images were compelling and the five photographers works combined to tell a…