Playwright Mohammed Ben-Abdallah teaches “writing for performance.”
Visiting professor Mohammed Ben-Abdallah leads his class of young playwrights all over the world from the U.S. to England to Dubai to Ghana, his own country. As they discuss plays, structure, dialog, and plot, Ben-Abdallah speaks quietly with intensity, warmth, and often, humor. His conversation alludes to Racine, Aristotle, Ibsen, Beckett, and of course, Brecht. ›› Read more.
Two UNH poetry professors speak their words and let their words speak.
Mekeel McBride and David Rivard teach poetry in the undergraduate and graduate writing programs at UNH. They've each offered a poem here as well as audio recordings of themselves reading. ›› Read more.
Junior Hilary Bird goes to China in search of a new experience.
Hilary Bird is a woman who craves the new and the different. A communication major from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, Hilary decided to study abroad in China this semester because it was one of the few places in the world that promised to be entirely different from New Hampshire. Nothing wrong with the Granite State, she says, but she desperately wanted a brand new, "cool" experience. ›› Read more.
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