If “all the worlds a stage,” then the operating theater is no different. Surgeons of the Renaissance and nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, despite the modern day medical profession’s emphasis on privacy, stoicism, and quiet dignity, were historically required, not only to heal, but to entertain.
During Shakespeare’s peak writing and acting activities during the late 1500s and early 1600s, London and its environs were visited upon by plague. The plague of 1593, and the nearly continuous outbreaks from 1603–1610 had definitive effects on Shakespeare’s work (Slack 145–46; Barroll 17–18).
“They carried the sky. The whole atmosphere, they carried it, the humidity, the monsoons,
the stink of fungus and decay, all of it, they carried gravity.”
Marianne R. PetitAssociate Arts Professor, Global Network Associate Arts ProfessorAssociate Vice Chancellor for Global Network Academic Planning Marianne R. Petit is an Associate Arts Professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and …
What is it about horror movies that makes them such pop culture icons? From Halloween, to teen slumber parties, to cinematic fright nights, the horror marathon has stood the test of time and become nothing short of an American tradition.
On February 10th, the Student Interest Group in Neurology and Neurosurgery (SIGNN), in collaboration with Laura Ferguson and students in her Art and Anatomy class, organized an outing to experience …
Michael Natter | 2017 Rudin Fellow Michael Natter was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where he was surrounded by many cultural influences growing up. He …
Michael Natter was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where he was surrounded by many cultural influences growing up. He was innately drawn toward the visual arts and has been creating art since he could hold a crayon.
On Thursday, October 26, Theater of War Productions brought an innovative and emotionally charged project to NYU Langone Health. In a performance entitled “End of Life,” actors drew the audience into a world of suffering patients and conflicted caregivers through readings of ancient Greek tragedies– Sophocles’ Philoctetes and Women of Trachis.