Ani Mamourian

Jewish literature lives

For English professor Faye Moskowitz, putting students in contact with authors meant bridging the connection between reader and writer. Moskowitz teaches Jewish Literature Live, a new course that brings contemporary Jewish American authors to campus. Anya Ulinich will read from her novel “Petropolis” this Thursday, and later in the semester, contemporary writers Michael Chabon and […]

On the state of writing

In light of the suicide of writer David Foster Wallace, we spoke to GW English professor Margaret Soltan about the state of writing today, the voices of our time and the literary works that inform us as a generation. Soltan’s blog, “University Diaries,” is a staple read on higher education, and she has been interviewed […]

QuickTakes

Shwayze Shwayze (GEFFEN) If you miss Cisco Adler’s Whitestarr and celebrity-dating days, pick up his new project where his melodious voice can be heard singing the catchy choruses of such songs as “Polaroid” (click click!) and “Buzzin’.” Basically this is rap/rock about ladies and booze. And with an MTV spin-off reality show, what’s not to […]