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Spill the Tea: Earnest Confessions- Week 3

Mar 28, 2019

Have you ever had to keep something hush-hush? Maybe you backed into a car in a parking lot and drove away, or stole your sister’s snack and blamed it on the dog. The ladies and gentlemen in The Importance of Being Earnest know all about secret keeping. Jack has a secret life in town, Algernon…

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Spill the Tea: Earnest Confessions- Week 2

Mar 26, 2019

Have you ever had to keep something hush-hush? Maybe you backed into a car in a parking lot and drove away, or stole your sister’s snack and blamed it on the dog. The ladies and gentlemen in The Importance of Being Earnest know all about secret keeping. Jack has a secret life in town, Algernon…

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Spill the Tea: Earnest Confessions- Week 1

Mar 18, 2019

Have you ever had to keep something hush-hush? Maybe you backed into a car in a parking lot and drove away, or stole your sister’s snack and blamed it on the dog. The ladies and gentlemen in The Importance of Being Earnest know all about secret keeping. Jack has a secret life in town, Algernon pretends to be Ernest in the country, and Miss Prism keeps a secret big enough to shake up the whole play!

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Coming-of-Age Canon: Jay V.

Feb 15, 2019

Formative Stories from the YOUTH Group Formative Inspiration (book/movie/song, etc)Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse What about it struck you?Siddhartha’s journey and his ultimate return to the river in the woods reminds me that we all have a journey we have to take, and we all carry love in our hearts. How has it informed your development…

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Coming-Of-Age Canon: Harry Dietrich

Feb 13, 2019

Formative stories from the YOUTH group NAME Harry Dietrich FORMATIVE INSPIRATION (book/movie/song, etc) Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer What about it struck you? Into The Wild was a book that I had stumbled upon without knowing much about it beforehand. It was one of those “pick a book from this list” assignments, and I…

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Coming-of-Age Canon: Mary Lyon

Feb 1, 2019

Formative stories from the YOUTH group NAME Mary Lyon FORMATIVE INSPIRATION (book/movie/song, etc) The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss What about the series struck you? The intricate storytelling, complex world building, and character development. How has it informed your development as a person/artist/scholar/etc? It has encouraged my imagination as an artist to encompass not only…

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Coming-of-Age Canon: CJ Miller

Jan 25, 2019

Formative stories from the YOUTH group Have you ever read a story that stuck with you a little longer than the others? Sometimes a movie or a book or a song from your childhood helped you when you had growing pains. Bildungsroman refers to a piece of art that helped form the person you are today. We…

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Coming-of-Age Canon: Asaki Kuruma

Jan 17, 2019

Formative stories from the YOUTH group Have you ever read a story that stuck with you a little longer than the others? Sometimes a movie or a book or a song from your childhood helped you when you had growing pains. Bildungsroman refers to a piece of art that helped form the person you are…

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