Thomas Fahy

The Lectures

AMERICAN REBELS: TRAILBLAZERS, TOUGH GUYS, AND REVOLUTIONARIES

10:00 - 12:00 am
Thursdays , September 2 - October 14*

6 Sessions
Fee: $120.00
Lectures:

This class examines some of the ways American rebels in literature and film have challenged social, economic, and political power structures in the United States. From the emergence of the New Woman at the turn of the century to the countercultural movement of the…

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DRACULA: FOOD, SEXUALITY, AND SUNSCREEN IN THE ORIGINAL VAMPIRE MYTH

10:30 - 12:30 pm
Fridays , October 22 - October 29

2 Sessions
Fee: $40.00
Lectures:

This class will examine Bram Stoker’s masterpiece Dracula—the novel that started our obsession with vampires. What are some of the central tropes of this mythology? Why do vampires continue to have such a powerful hold over the Western imagination? And what does our fascination…

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MURDER, MAYHEM, AND MADNESS: AMERICAN THEATRE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

12:00 - 2:00 pm
Thursdays , September 2 - October 14*

5 Sessions
Fee: $100.00
Lectures:

Theatre has often been the staging ground for some of America’s most important artistic innovations and social commentary. From the modernist experimentation of Eugene O’Neill and the expressionism of Tennessee Williams to the political radicalism of the Black Arts Movement and Black Feminism, this…

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