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Laura Anne Welle and Thom Miller star in “Venus in Fur,” a play running from today to Nov. 15 at the Station Theatre. 

From sadism to social commentary: “Venus in Fur” has it all

By Lillian Barkley October 30, 2014

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch wrote the book on masochism.  The novel, “Venus in Furs,” was adapted into a stage production by David Ives in 2010. The Power Play follows a successful playwright and...

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two

By Rebecca Jacobs September 25, 2014

While Pygmalion Festival goers watch the music performances at the price of a ticket, book fans can enjoy the literary part of the festival for free. Now in its second year, the Literature Festival grew...

University rescinds job offer to incoming professor Steven Salaita

August 22, 2014

By voiding an incoming professor’s job offer, the University contributed to an “alarming development” against academic freedom, said John Wilson, a member of the academic freedom committee in the...

Show featuring best of university presses to open Monday

By Annabeth Carlson April 28, 2014

Earlier in 2013, 608 collections of literary work were submitted by university presses across the country to the Association of American University Presses. Out of these entries, just 95 were chosen to...

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