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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Bondurant Hall

Film: ‘Countdown to Zero’

The University of Mississippi English Department presents a free, exclusive pre-screening of the film “Countdown to Zero,” Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Bondurant Auditorium.

The film is co-produced by Global Zero (an international, non-partisan movement to eliminate nuclear weapons worldwide), Participant Media (“An Inconvenient Truth,” “Food Inc.,” “The Kite Runner,” “Charlie Wilson’s War”), and Lawrence Bender (“Inglorious Basterds,” “Good Will Hunting,” “Pulp Fiction”).

(more…) (April 20, 2010)

Applying a master’s lessons

A CONVERSATION WITH — Jeff Stayton endured Barry Hannah’s blunt-and-brutal critiques of his fiction writing, but sees them now as grace in disguise. Today he applies Hannah’s direct approach when it comes to coaching his own students in their writing. And in both his fiction and scholarly work, he aims to look as closely at every sentence, even every word — just as Hannah taught him. (March 4, 2010, Page 3)

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