Arts and Culture (page 2)

March 17, 2023

heidi rhodes Receives 2023–24 Creative Capital Award for Book Project

The project, Vital Signs, “foregrounds an anti-ableist way of being, premised on relationality and interdependency, with special attention to form as part of sick/disabled practices for living differently.”

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March 16, 2023

Ellen Finkelpearl’s Collaborative Book Translated into Thai

The book, co-authored by philosopher Peter Singer, is an abridged version of Apuleius’ Golden Ass with essays about the book as a text sympathetic to the sufferings of animals.

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March 15, 2023

Spotlight on Faculty: Jean Chen Ho, Mary Routt Chair of Writing

“Writing is a solitary activity, but finding community in like-minded thinkers and readers can be so wonderful in the writing process,” Ho says. “In all my classes, I want students to gain a greater sense of themselves and their own work, to learn how to see themselves more clearly and with more careful attention.”

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March 7, 2023

Julia Lum Examines Meaning of 18th-Century Belongings and Watercolors for Nuu-chah-nulth Creators and Their Ancestors

Lum’s research explores how belongings and watercolors can be read across cultures and eras, centering the perspectives of Nuu-chah-nulth creators and the descendants of those who met Cook in 1778.

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February 3, 2023

Rita Roberts Named Finalist for 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

Rita Roberts, Nathaniel Wright Stephenson Chair in History and Biography and professor of history and Africana studies, was named a 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize finalist for her book I Can’t Wait to Call You My Wife: African American Letters of Love and Family in the Civil War Era.

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January 30, 2023

Exhibitions at MOCA, Toronto Art Museum Feature Work by Ken Gonzales-Day

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles and the Toronto Art Museum are both hosting exhibitions that feature work by Ken Gonzales-Day, Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and professor of art.

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January 25, 2023

Dwandalyn Reece ’85 to Deliver Black History Month Lecture at Virginia Commonwealth University

Her talk, which will focus on the history of Black music, will take place on February 23 at 7 p.m. and will be livestreamed.

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January 18, 2023

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Announces 78th Ceramic Annual

The Gallery will be open during the exhibition from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, with an opening reception on January 21 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

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December 15, 2022

Focus on the Faculty: Kevin Williamson, Associate Professor of Dance

With his latest collaboration, Williamson hoped that audiences would reflect on their own process of self-discovery—how memories perpetually shape our journeys.

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November 14, 2022

Suzanne Keen Contributes Text to Art Book on Sarah Oppenheimer

The book examines how four of the artist’s interactive artworks “break down barriers between art, audience, and architecture.”

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