literature The play's the thing SU professor discovers By Ellen Abbott • Feb 1, 2014 via Flickr. Some rights reserved by Zaqarbal It’s not every day you come across a lost play from a master of 16th century literature. But that’s what happened to a professor at Syracuse University’s department of languages, literatures and linguistics. Spring is Right Around the Bookshelf By John Weeks • Mar 19, 2013 Listen Listening... / 5:42 John Weeks recommends various nature-related literature to be read while waiting for spring to fully bloom. The Refining Process By John Weeks • Feb 26, 2013 Listen Listening... / John Weeks discusses works of literature and authors that have influenced him over the course of his life, including Henry Thoreau, Donald Peattie, and Aldo Leopold.