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2014 City Dionysia Winners Announced

The 2014 City Dionysia welcomed students from Shaker Heights and St. Edwards’ High Schools as well as CWRU students in the Atlantis club to put on productions of Euripides’ Medea. The winners of the competition are:
1st place-Shaker Heights
2nd place-St. Edwards
3rd place-Atlantis
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Dr. Mary-Kay Gamel Giving Annual City Dionysia Keynote Address

The annual City Dionysia keynote lecture will be given by Dr. Mary-Kay Gamel, Professor of Classics, Comparative Literature, and Theatre at University of California Santa Cruz on Friday, November 14, 4:30pm in Clark 309. Her lecture is titled, “Metamorphoses of Medea.”

Dr. Vladimir L. Marchenkov Coming to Speak at CWRU

Dr. Vladimir L. Marchenkov, Professor of Aesthetics and Theory at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts at Ohio University will be speaking on “Magic, Fable, and Opera: Monteverdi and the Quest for Immortality” at the World Literature Colloquium on Wednesday, November 5, 6:00pm – 7:30pm in Guilford 323.

World Literature Colloquium Series Begins Oct 20

The first World Literature Colloquium of the 2014-2015 academic year will be a lecture by Associate Professor of English, Sarah Gridley, entitled “Hic Sunt Dracones: Deep Edges in Eliade, Tolstoy, and Atwood.” It will be held on October 20 at 4:30 in Clark 206.