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Invitation to World Literature

INVITATION TO WORLD LITERATURE brings together a tantalizing mix of writers, literary scholars, artists and performers to explore timeless tales from a variety of eras and cultures. Writers and scholars discuss key scenes while artists and performers deliver modern interpretations of an eclectic collection stretching from ancient Greece (Euripides) to the French Enlightenment (Voltaire) to the modern day (Gabriel Garcia Marquez). Guests include: actor Alan Cummings, theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, acclaimed composer Philip Glass, playwright David Henry Huang, film director Harold Ramis, actress Kristen Chenoweth and humorist Mo Rocca.

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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "One Hundred Years of Solitude" Gabriel Garcia Marquez's multigenerational saga of the Buendia family in the isolated town of Macondo inaugurated the boom in Latin American literature in the 1970s and marked the beginning of magical realism. Writer Sandra Cisneros and scholar of Latin American literature, Ilan Stavans lend their thoughts and voices to the discussion of this epic novel.. D
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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 - 11:00 PM "One Hundred Years of Solitude" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 - 11:30 PM "The God of Small Things" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 11:00 AM "One Hundred Years of Solitude" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 11:30 AM "The God of Small Things" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 11:00 PM "The Thousand and One Nights" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 11:30 PM "The Epic of Gilgamesh" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 - 11:00 AM "The Thousand and One Nights" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 - 11:30 AM "The Epic of Gilgamesh" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, May 10, 2013 - 11:00 PM "The Epic of Gilgamesh" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, May 10, 2013 - 11:30 PM "My Name Is Red" (LEARN/CREATE)
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