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Article ID: 702195

PBS' 'Native America' Documentary Features Research by UIC Anthropologists

University of Illinois at Chicago

Christopher Davis and Anna Roosevelt, both from the University of Illinois at Chicago, returned to the Brazilian research site to discuss their findings while being filmed for the four-part documentary “Native America,” which premieres Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on PBS.

Released:
15-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702151

Día de los Muertos Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian

Smithsonian Institution

he Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting a three-day free public program to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), with an after-hours event, performances, family activities and Mexico’s premier indigenous music ensemble, Pasatono. The Day of the Dead is a festival celebrated from midnight Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 by people in Mexico, parts of Central and South America and in many Latino communities across the U.S. as a way to honor family and friends that have passed away. This celebration originates from the indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica, including the Mexica (Aztec) and Maya.

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12-Oct-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 702079

UIC selected for American Historical Association initiatives

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago department of history will be part of two American Historical Association-led initiatives funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. One initiative will focus on redesigning introductory-level courses and the other will center on preparing doctoral students for diverse career paths.

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11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 702067

UIC music season heralds new jazz studies leader

University of Illinois at Chicago

UIC music season runs Oct. 12-Dec.8

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 702068

Professor Helps Young People Raise Their Voice Against Gun Violence

Bowling Green State University

Ethnomusicologist Dr. Katherine Meizel helped young people nationwide to raise their voices against gun violence.

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11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 702027

Celebrated Alum Carrie Mae Weems Returns to UC San Diego as Part of Dynamic Visual Arts Speaker Series

University of California San Diego

The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts welcomes the return of celebrated artist and alum Carrie Mae Weems. Weems’ visit anchors a dynamic fall lineup of guests meant to engage and inspire an active student population and artistic community on campus.

Released:
11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 701968

Looking for the Great Pumpkin? UF/IFAS Experts Offer Tips for Halloween

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Not only are pumpkins cool as a front porch decoration, they're healthy to eat, especially they're seeds.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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